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Bill documents — Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Act 2020

Act of Parliament

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

House Act of Parliament Date
Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Act 2020 (c. 20) 11.11.2020

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 149 Commons disagreement and amendments in lieu (PDF) 04.11.2020
Commons Bill 204 2019-21 (Lords Non-Insistence and Amendments in Lieu) (PDF) 22.10.2020
Lords HL Bill 145 Commons reasons (PDF) 19.10.2020
Commons Bill 195 2019-21 (Lords Amendments to the Bill) (PDF) 13.10.2020
Lords HL Bill 137 (as amended on Report) | PDF version 06.10.2020
Lords HL Bill 121 (as introduced) | PDF version 01.07.2020
Commons Bill 104 2019-21 (as introduced) | PDF version 05.03.2020
Commons Bill 104 2019-21, large type accessible version (PDF) 04.03.2020

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 195 EN 2019-21 (Lords Amendments to the Bill) (PDF) 13.10.2020
Lords HL Bill 121 Explanatory Notes | PDF version 01.07.2020
Commons Bill 104 EN 2019-21 | PDF version 05.03.2020
Commons Bill 104 EN 2019-21, large type accessible version (PDF) 04.03.2020

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.

House Delegated Powers Memorandum Date
Lords Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF) 27.07.2020
Commons Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF) 02.07.2020
Commons Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Home Office (PDF) 05.03.2020

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.

See Lords amendments on the new Lords amendments page

House Amendment Paper Date
Lords HL Bill 149-I Corrected marshalled list of motions for Consideration of Commons disagreement and amendments in lieu (PDF) 06.11.2020
Lords HL Bill 149-I Marshalled list of motions for Consideration of Commons disagreement and amendments in lieu (PDF) 06.11.2020
Lords HL Bill 149(a) Motion for Consideration of Commons disagreement and amendments in lieu (PDF) 05.11.2020
Commons Commons Consideration of Lords Messages as at 4 November 2020 (PDF) 04.11.2020
Commons Notices of CCLM Amendments as at 2 November 2020 (PDF) 03.11.2020
Lords HL Bill 145-I Marshalled list for consideration of Commons reasons (PDF) 20.10.2020
Commons Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 19 October 2020 (PDF) 19.10.2020
Commons Notices of CCLA Amendments as at 15 October 2020 (PDF) 16.10.2020
Commons Notices of CCLA Amendments as at 14 October 2020 (PDF) 15.10.2020
Lords HL Bill 137-I Amendment for Third Reading (PDF) 07.10.2020
Lords HL Bill 121-R-II Second marshalled list for Report (PDF) 30.09.2020
Lords HL Bill 121-R-I(a) Amendment for Report (For Second Marshalled List) (PDF) 28.09.2020
Lords HL Bill 121-R-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF) 25.09.2020
Lords HL Bill 121-R(d) Amendments for Report (PDF) 24.09.2020
Lords HL Bill 121-R(c) Amendments for Report (PDF) 23.09.2020
Lords HL Bill 121-R(b) Amendments for Report (PDF) 21.09.2020
Lords HL Bill 121-R(a) Amendments for Report (PDF) 17.09.2020
Lords HL Bill 121-IV(Rev) Revised fourth marshalled list for Committee (PDF) 14.09.2020
Lords HL Bill 121-IV(Provisional) Fourth marshalled list for Committee (PDF) 11.09.2020
Lords HL Bill 121-III Third marshalled list for Committee (PDF) 09.09.2020
Lords HL Bill 121-II(Rev) Revised second marshalled list for Committee (PDF) 07.09.2020
Lords HL Bill 121-II(Provisional) Second marshalled list for Committee (PDF) 04.09.2020
Lords HL Bill 121-I(Corrected) Marshalled list for Committee (PDF) 02.09.2020
Lords HL Bill 121(k) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 01.09.2020
Lords HL Bill 121(j) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 28.08.2020
Lords HL Bill 121(i) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 27.08.2020
Lords HL Bill 121(h) Amendment for Committee (PDF) 26.08.2020
Lords HL Bill 121(g) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 25.08.2020
Lords HL Bill 121(f) Amendment for Committee (PDF) 31.07.2020
Lords HL Bill 121(e) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 29.07.2020
Lords HL Bill 121(d) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 28.07.2020
Lords HL Bill 121(c) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 27.07.2020
Lords HL Bill 121(b) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 24.07.2020
Lords HL Bill 121(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 23.07.2020
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 30 June 2020 (PDF) 30.06.2020
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 30 June 2020 - large font accessible version (PDF) 30.06.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 26 June 2020 (PDF) 29.06.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 25 June 2020 (PDF) 26.06.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 24 June 2020 (PDF) 25.06.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 23 June 2020 (PDF) 24.06.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 22 June 2020 (PDF) 23.06.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 19 June 2020 (PDF) 22.06.2020
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 18 June 2020 (PDF) 18.06.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 16 June 2020 (PDF) 17.06.2020
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 16 June 2020 (PDF) 16.06.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 11 June 2020 (PDF) 12.06.2020
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 11 June 2020 (PDF) 11.06.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 9 June 2020 (PDF) 10.06.2020
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 9 June 2020 (PDF) 09.06.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 5 June 2020 | PDF version 08.06.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 4 June 2020 | PDF version 05.06.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 3 June 2020 | PDF version 04.06.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 2 June 2020 | PDF version 03.06.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 1 June 2020 | PDF version 02.06.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 20 May 2020 | PDF version 21.05.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 19 May 2020 | PDF version 20.05.2020

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 Selection of motions and amendments relating to Lords Amendment by the Speaker (PDF) 04.11.2020
Commons Grouping of Lords Amendments by Secretary Priti Patel and selection of motions and amendments relating to Lords Amendments by the Speaker (PDF) 19.10.2020
Commons Speaker’s provisional grouping and selection of Amendments (PDF) 29.06.2020

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 Proceedings on consideration of Lords Message - 4 November 2020 (PDF) 05.11.2020
Commons Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments as at 19 October 2020 (PDF) 21.10.2020
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 30 June 2020 (PDF) 01.07.2020
Commons All proceedings up to 18 June 2020 at Public Bill Committee stage (PDF) 19.06.2020
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 18 June 2020 (PDF) 19.06.2020
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 16 June 2020 (PDF) 17.06.2020
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 12 June 2020 (PDF) 12.06.2020
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 10 June 2020 (PDF) 10.06.2020

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 Progress of the Bill 14.10.2020
Commons Briefing Paper on Progress of the Bill 29.06.2020
Commons Briefing paper on Second Reading 13.05.2020

Select Committee reports

The following select committee reports have been identified as relevant to the debate on the Bill.

House Select Committee report Date
Lords 25th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee 04.11.2020
Lords 22nd Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee 11.09.2020
Lords 11th Report of the Select Committee on the Constitution 02.09.2020

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Have your say (PDF) 20.05.2020

Library Notes

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

House Library Notes Date
Lords Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 10.07.2020

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
Commons Human Rights Memorandum from the Home Office (PDF) 05.03.2020

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 submitted by the British Medical Association (IB17) 19.06.2020
Commons Written evidence submitted by the Countryside Alliance (IB18) (PDF) 19.06.2020
Commons Written evidence submitted by the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (IB19) 19.06.2020
Commons Written evidence submitted by techUK (IB20) 19.06.2020
Commons Written evidence submitted by the Immigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA) (IB21) (PDF) 19.06.2020
Commons Written evidence submitted by the British Egg Industry Council (IB15) (PDF) 17.06.2020
Commons Written evidence submitted by Lucy Leon, Policy and Practice Advisor - Refuge & Migrant Children, Children's Society (supplementary evidence) (IB16) (PDF) 17.06.2020
Commons Written evidence submitted by English UK (IB01) (PDF) 16.06.2020
Commons Written evidence submitted by the Royal College of Nursing (IB02) (PDF) 16.06.2020
Commons Written evidence submitted by the Lift the Ban Coalition (IB03) 16.06.2020
Commons Written evidence submitted by The Families Together Coalition (IB04) (PDF) 16.06.2020
Commons Written evidence submitted by The Children's Society (IB05) (PDF) 16.06.2020
Commons Written evidence submitted by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) (IB06) (PDF) 16.06.2020
Commons Written evidence submitted by Professor Bernard Ryan (IB07) (PDF) 16.06.2020
Commons Written evidence submitted by Amnesty International UK (IB08) 16.06.2020
Commons Written evidence submitted by the Law Society of England and Wales (IB09) 16.06.2020
Commons Written evidence submitted by UNISON (IB10) (PDF) 16.06.2020
Commons Written evidence submitted by JUSTICE (IB11) (PDF) 16.06.2020
Commons Written evidence submitted by London First (IB12) (PDF) 16.06.2020
Commons Written evidence submitted by The Royal Society (IB13) (PDF) 16.06.2020
Commons Written evidence submitted by Independent Age (IB14) (PDF) 16.06.2020

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Impact Assessment from the Home Office (PDF) 18.05.2020
Impact Assessment from the Home Office - Technical Annex (PDF) 18.05.2020

Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures

The UK Parliament does not normally legislate with regard to matters within the competence of the Scottish Parliament, Senedd Cymru or the Northern Ireland Assembly without the consent of the relevant body. This constitutional understanding is sometimes referred to as the Sewel Convention. Consent is expressed by means of a Legislative Consent Motion. Listed below is relevant legislative consent information provided by the devolved legislatures in respect of this bill, including cases where the relevant legislature has decided not to grant consent.

House Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures Date
Commons Legislative Consent Motion agreed by the Northern Ireland Assembly (PDF) 29.09.2020

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 Baroness Williams of Trafford to all Peers regarding issues raised during the second and third days of the Report stage of the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill (PDF, 113KB) 22.10.2020
Letter from Baroness Stedman-Scott to Baroness Sherlock regarding issues raised in the Immigration and Social Security co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill committee stage debate (PDF, 153KB) 02.10.2020
Letter from Baroness Williams of Trafford to all Peers regarding questions raised during the Committee Stage (PDF, 183KB) 29.09.2020
Letter from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Blencathra regarding the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee's report (PDF, 202KB) 29.09.2020
Letter from Baroness Williams of Trafford to all Peers with an update ahead of report stage (PDF, 175KB) 20.09.2020
Letter from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Members regarding the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill: response to questions raised during Committee stage (day two) (PDF, 198KB) 15.09.2020
Letter from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Baroness Neville-Rolf regarding the Immigration and Social Security Coordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill committee stage debate (PDF, 280KB) 14.09.2020
Letter from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Paddick regarding questions raised in the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill committee stage debate (PDF, 73KB) 09.09.2020
Letter from Kevin Foster MP to all MPs regarding the Bill - draft illustrative statutory instruments (PDF, 135KB) 04.09.2020
Letter from Kevin Foster MP to Stuart C Mcdonald MP regarding Irish citizens' rights at the end of the transition period, as discussed during committee stage (PDF, 88KB) 22.06.2020
Letter from Kevin Foster MP regarding the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill following committee stage: government amendments to remove powers conferred on Scotland under Clause 5 (PDF, 84KB) 22.06.2020
Letter from Kevin Foster MP to Edward Leigh MP and Graham Stringer MP regarding the position of individuals whose application to the EU Settlement Scheme has been made but not concluded by the end of the grace period (PDF, 84KB) 17.06.2020
Letter from Kevin Foster MP to Edward Leigh MP, and Graham Stringer MP regarding the committee stage of the Bill (PDF, 90KB) 12.06.2020

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