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Bill documents — Financial Services Bill 2019-21

Bills

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 162 (as introduced) (PDF) 14.01.2021
Commons Bill 225 2019-21 (as amended in Committee) (PDF) 04.12.2020
Commons Bill 225 2019-21 - (large print) (PDF) 03.12.2020
Commons Bill 200 2019-21 (as introduced) (PDF) 20.10.2020
Commons Bill 200 2019-21 - (large print) (PDF) 20.10.2020

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 162 Explanatory Notes (PDF) 14.01.2021
Commons Bill 200 EN 2019-21 (PDF) 20.10.2020
Commons Bill 200 EN 2019-21 - (large print) (PDF) 20.10.2020

Delegated Powers Memoranda

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill. For reports of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee, see “Select Committee Reports”.

House Delegated Powers Memorandum Date
Lords Financial Services Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF) 14.01.2021
Commons Delegated Powers Memorandum from HM Treasury (PDF) 20.10.2020

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed. Page and line references in amendment papers refer to the PDF version of the Bill.

House Amendment Paper Date
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 13 January 2021 (PDF) 13.01.2021
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 13 January 2021 - (large print) (PDF) 13.01.2021
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 11 January 2021 (PDF) 12.01.2021
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 8 January 2021 (PDF) 11.01.2021
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 6 January 2021 (PDF) 07.01.2021
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 30 December 2020 (PDF) 31.12.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 16 December 2020 (PDF) 17.12.2020
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 3 December 2020 (PDF) 03.12.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 1 December 2020 (PDF) 02.12.2020
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 1 December 2020 (PDF) 01.12.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 26 November 2020 (PDF) 27.11.2020
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 26 November 2020 (PDF) 26.11.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 24 November 2020 (PDF) 25.11.2020
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 24 November 2020 (PDF) 24.11.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 19 November 2020 (PDF) 20.11.2020
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 19 November 2020 (PDF) 19.11.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 17 November 2020 (PDF) 18.11.2020
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 17 November 2020 (PDF) 17.11.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 13 November 2020 (PDF) 16.11.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 11 November 2020 (PDF) 12.11.2020

Selection of amendments: Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

House Selection of amendments: Commons Date
Commons Speaker’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 13 January 2021 (PDF) 12.01.2021
Commons Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 3 December 2020 (PDF) 02.12.2020
Commons Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 1 December 2020 (PDF) 30.11.2020
Commons Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 26 November 2020 (revised) (PDF) 26.11.2020
Commons Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 24 November 2020 (PDF) 23.11.2020

Bill proceedings: Commons

Details of proceedings in Public Bill Committee or Committee of the whole House, on any report (consideration) stage, and on any consideration of Lords Amendments or any subsequent Lords Messages. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

House Bill proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 13 January 2021 (PDF) 14.01.2021
Commons All proceedings at Public Bill Committee Stage (PDF) 04.12.2020

Briefing papers

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

House Briefing papers Date
Commons Briefing Paper on the Bill 16.12.2020

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Have your say on the Financial Services Bill 10.11.2020

Human rights memoranda

The Government human rights memorandum is prepared by the Government to assist the Joint Committee on Human Rights with its scrutiny of the Bill’s human rights implications.

House Human rights memorandum Date
Lords Human Rights Memorandum from HM Treasury for the Bill as brought from the Commons (PDF) 14.01.2021
Commons Human Rights Memorandum from HM Treasury (PDF) 20.10.2020

Written evidence

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

House Written evidence Date
Commons Written evidence: Financial Conduct Authority (supplementary) (FSB11) (PDF) 04.12.2020
Commons Written evidence: Co-operatives UK (FSB12) 04.12.2020
Commons Written evidence: StepChange Debt Charity (supplementary) (FSB13) (PDF) 04.12.2020
Commons Written evidence: Association of British Insurers (ABI) (supplementary submission from Hugh Savill, Director, re Gibraltar tax differences) (FSB08) (PDF) 02.12.2020
Commons Written evidence: Finance Innovation Lab (further submission) (FSB09) (PDF) 02.12.2020
Commons Written evidence: Centre for Responsible Credit & Debt Advice Workers (FSB10) (PDF) 02.12.2020
Commons Written evidence: Registry Trust Ltd (FSB07) 25.11.2020
Commons Written evidence: Building Societies Association (BSA) (FSB02) (PDF) 20.11.2020
Commons Written evidence: Finance Innovation Lab (FSB03) (PDF) 20.11.2020
Commons Written evidence: Revolut (FSB04) (PDF) 20.11.2020
Commons Written evidence: Association of British Insurers (ABI) (FSB05) (PDF) 20.11.2020
Commons Written evidence: Spotlight on Corruption (FSB06) 20.11.2020
Commons Written Evidence: StepChange (FSB01) (PDF) 18.11.2020

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Lords supplementary document to the Impact Assessment (PDF) 14.01.2021
Impact Assessment from HM Treasury (PDF) 20.10.2020

Will write letters

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

House Will write letters Date
Letter from John Glen MP to Pat McFadden MP regarding issues raised during the Committee Stage (sixth day): credit rating agencies, risk weightings, leverage ratios (VND.OPENXMLFORMATS-OFFICEDOCUMENT.WORDPROCESSINGML.DOCUMENT, 992KB) 26.11.2020

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