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Abortion (Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate and Clubfoot) Bill 2019-21

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor:
Fiona Bruce

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) | 03.06.2020

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | 12.03.2021

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 131 2019-21 , as introduced (PDF) 24.06.2020

Latest news on the Abortion (Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate and Clubfoot) Bill 2019-21

The next stage for this Bill, Second reading, is scheduled to take place on Friday 12 March 2021.

This is a Private Members' Bill and was presented to Parliament on Wednesday 3 June 2020.

If the text of the Bill is not yet available, please contact its sponsor, Fiona Bruce MP, for more information.

Summary of the Abortion (Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate and Clubfoot) Bill 2019-21

A Bill to amend the Abortion Act 1967 to exclude cleft lip, cleft palate and clubfoot as qualifying physical abnormalities for the purposes of medical termination of pregnancy under section 1(1)(d).

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