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Prisoners (Disclosure of Information About Victims) Bill 2019-20

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsor:
Robert Buckland
Ministry of Justice

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Last event

  • 1st reading: House of Commons 1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) | 08.01.2020

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 003 2019-20 (as introduced) | PDF version 08.01.2020

Latest news on the Prisoners (Disclosure of Information About Victims) Bill 2019-20

This is a public bill presented to Parliament by the Government.

The Bill was introduced to the House of Commons and given its First Reading on Wednesday 8 January 2020. This stage is formal and takes place without any debate.

What happens next? 

MPs will next consider the Bill at Second Reading. The date for second reading has not yet been announced. 

This Bill has been certified by the Speaker as relating exclusively to England and Wales, so the English votes for English laws’ procedure will apply to it in the House of Commons.

 

Additional information

Summary of the Prisoners (Disclosure of Information About Victims) Bill 2019-20

To require the Parole Board to take into account any failure by a prisoner serving a sentence for unlawful killing or for taking or making an indecent image of a child to disclose information about the victim.

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