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Bill documents — United Kingdom Internal Market 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
Commons Bill 224 2019-21 (Lords Amendments to the Bill) (PDF) 02.12.2020
Lords HL Bill 155 (as amended on Report) | PDF version 25.11.2020
Lords HL Bill 150 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version 09.11.2020
Lords HL Bill 135 (Correction) (PDF) 30.09.2020
Lords HL Bill 135 (as introduced) (PDF) 30.09.2020
Commons Bill 185 2019-21 (as amended in Committee) (PDF) 22.09.2020
Commons Bill 185 2019-21 (as amended in Committee) - (large print) (PDF) 22.09.2020
Commons Bill 177 2019-21 (as introduced) (PDF) 09.09.2020
Commons Bill 177 2019-21 - (large print) (PDF) 09.09.2020

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 224-EN 2019-21 (PDF) 02.12.2020
Lords HL Bill 135 Explanatory Notes | PDF version 30.09.2020
Commons Bill 177-EN 2019-21 (PDF) 09.09.2020
Commons Bill 177-EN 2019-21 - (large print) (PDF) 09.09.2020

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 United Kingdom Internal Market Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF) 30.09.2020
Commons Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) (PDF) 09.09.2020

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 155-I Marshalled list for Third Reading (PDF) 27.11.2020
Lords HL Bill 150-III(Rev) Revised third marshalled list for Report (PDF) 23.11.2020
Lords HL Bill 150-III Provisional third marshalled list for Report (PDF) 20.11.2020
Lords HL Bill 150-II(a) Amendment for Report (for Third Marshalled List) (PDF) 19.11.2020
Lords HL Bill 150-II Second Marshalled list for Report (PDF) 18.11.2020
Lords HL Bill 150-I(b) Amendment for Report (for Second Marshalled List) (PDF) 17.11.2020
Lords HL Bill 150-I(a) Amendments for Report (for Second Marshalled List) (PDF) 16.11.2020
Lords HL Bill 150-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF) 13.11.2020
Lords HL Bill 150(c) Amendments for Report (PDF) 12.11.2020
Lords HL Bill 150(b) Amendments for Report (PDF) 11.11.2020
Lords HL Bill 150(a) Amendments for Report (PDF) 10.11.2020
Lords HL Bill 135-V Fifth Marshalled list for Committee (PDF) 04.11.2020
Lords HL Bill 135-IV Revised fourth marshalled list for Committee (PDF) 02.11.2020
Lords HL Bill 135-IV Provisional fourth marshalled list for Committee (PDF) 30.10.2020
Lords HL Bill 135-III Third Marshalled list for Committee (PDF) 28.10.2020
Lords HL Bill 135-II(b) Amendments for Committee (for Third Marshalled List) (PDF) 27.10.2020
Lords HL Bill 135-II Revised second marshalled list for Committee (PDF) 26.10.2020
Lords HL Bill 135-II(a) Amendments for Committee (for Third Marshalled List) (PDF) 26.10.2020
Lords HL Bill 135-II Provisional second marshalled list for Committee (PDF) 23.10.2020
Lords HL Bill 135-I(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 22.10.2020
Lords HL Bill 135-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF) 21.10.2020
Lords HL Bill 135(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 20.10.2020
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 29 September 2020 (PDF) 29.09.2020
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 29 September 2020 - (large print) (PDF) 29.09.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 25 September 2020 (PDF) 28.09.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 24 September 2020 (PDF) 25.09.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 23 September 2020 (PDF) 24.09.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 22 September 2020 (PDF) 23.09.2020
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 22 September 2020 (PDF) 22.09.2020
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 22 September 2020 - (large print) (PDF) 22.09.2020
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 21 September 2020 (PDF) 21.09.2020
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 21 September 2020 - (large print) (PDF) 21.09.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 17 September 2020 (PDF) 18.09.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 16 September 2020 (PDF) 17.09.2020
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 16 September 2020 (PDF) 16.09.2020
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 16 September 2020 - (large print) (PDF) 16.09.2020
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 15 September 2020 (PDF) 15.09.2020
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 15 September 2020 - (large print) (PDF) 15.09.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 11 September 2020 (PDF) 14.09.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 10 September 2020 (PDF) 11.09.2020
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 9 September 2020 (PDF) 10.09.2020

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 Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Mr Speaker (PDF) 29.09.2020
Commons Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (Day 4) (PDF) 22.09.2020
Commons Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (Day 3) (PDF) 21.09.2020
Commons Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (Day 2) (PDF) 16.09.2020
Commons Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (Day 1) (PDF) 15.09.2020

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 29 September 2020 (PDF) 30.09.2020

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 All proceedings at Committee of the whole House Stage (PDF) 23.09.2020

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 Second Reading 11.09.2020

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 29th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee 18.11.2020
Lords 26th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee 04.11.2020
Lords 17th Report of the Select Committee on the Constitution 16.10.2020
Lords 14th Report of the European Union Committee 16.10.2020
Lords 24th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee 17.09.2020

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 United Kingdom Internal Market Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 09.10.2020

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 Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) (PDF) 24.09.2020

Relevant documents

A collection of papers relevant to the bill

House Relevant documents Date
Commons Legal Statement from HM Government (PDF) 14.09.2020

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Impact Assessment from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) (PDF) 09.09.2020

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 Letter of 8 October 2020 from the Clerk/Chief Executive of the Scottish Parliament on legislative consent (PDF) 08.10.2020
Commons Legislative consent memorandum lodged by the Scottish Government with the Scottish Parliament (PDF) 08.10.2020

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 Lord Callanan and Baroness Bloomfield to Lord Purvis of Tweed regarding issues raised during the report stage (second day) of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill (PDF, 151KB) 01.12.2020
Letter from Baroness Penn to Lord Fox regarding issues raised during the report stage (third day) of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill (PDF, 137KB) 01.12.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Empey regarding issues raised during the report stage (second day) of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill (PDF, 112KB) 01.12.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Ritchie regarding issues raised during the report stage (second day) of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill (PDF, 66KB) 01.12.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Neville Rolfe regarding issues raised during the Report stage (second day) of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill (PDF, 122KB) 01.12.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Randall regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill (second day) (PDF, 151KB) 27.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick regarding issues raised during the Report stage (first and second days) of the United Kingdom Internal Market bill (PDF, 204KB) 26.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness McIntosh regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom committee stage: who would assess the impact of distortive subsidies, and government consultation (PDF, 120KB) 19.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Purvis regarding thecommittee stage: governance of the UK internal market and interaction with the ongoing Review of Intergovernmental Relations, and release of responses to the consultation (PDF, 122KB) 17.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Hayter regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (fourth day) (PDF, 129KB) 16.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Neville-Rolfe regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Committee stage (fourth day) (PDF, 67KB) 16.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Stevenson of Balmacara regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Committee stage (fourth day) (PDF, 122KB) 16.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Fox regarding questions on the relationship between state aid, Common Frameworks and the UK's approach to subsidy control after the end of the Transition Period (PDF, 188KB) 16.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Fox of Leominster regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Committee stage (fourth day) (PDF, 184KB) 13.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Fox, Baroness Bowles and Baroness Hayter regarding issues raised during the Lords committee stage (third day): role of the Office for the Internal Market, supporting dispute resolution, and advice and reporting (PDF, 118KB) 05.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Fox, Baroness Bowles and Baroness Hayter regarding issues raised during the Lords committee stage: role of the Office for the Internal Market, supporting dispute resolution, and advice and reporting (PDF, 118KB) 05.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Finlay of Llandaff regarding issues raised during the Lords committee stage: the Competition and Markets Authority as Office for the Internal Market and trust of the devolved administrations (PDF, 114KB) 05.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Finlay of Llandaff regarding issues raised at the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day): the Government's public consultation, recognition of professional qualification provisions (PDF, 198KB) 02.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town regarding an issue raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day): purpose of Part 2 of the Bill, etc. (PDF, 148KB) 02.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness McIntosh regarding an issue raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day) (PDF, 158KB) 02.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Neville-Rolfe regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day): reasons for Part 2 of the Bill, etc. (PDF, 128KB) 02.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Falconer of Thoroton regarding issues raised at the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day): universities, the sale and use of coal, private law actions (PDF, 146KB) 02.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Fox of Leominster regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day): the number of frameworks approved by the Ministerial Committee, etc. (PDF, 164KB) 02.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan, Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist and Baroness Scott of Bybrook to Lord Purvis of Tweed regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day) (PDF, 71KB) 02.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness McIntosh and Lord Stevenson regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day) (PDF, 124KB) 02.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Purvis of Tweed and Lord Fox of Leominster regarding an issue raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day) (PDF, 92KB) 02.11.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Hain regarding an issue raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (first day) (PDF, 87KB) 28.10.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Naseby regarding an issue raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (first day) (PDF, 83KB) 28.10.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Finlay regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (first day): marketing standards, pesticides, construction (PDF, 122KB) 28.10.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan and Baroness Bloomfield to Lord Purvis regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (first day): the Food, Feed Safety and Hygiene Common Framework document,etc. (PDF, 117KB) 28.10.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe regarding issues raised at the second reading debate: public health implications of the Bill across the four nations of the UK (PDF, 94KB) 27.10.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Quin regarding a question raised at the second reading debate: the automotive sector and international law (PDF, 37KB) 26.10.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Fox regarding issues raised at the second reading debate: professional qualifications and Welsh lamb producers' trading across the UK (PDF, 39KB) 26.10.2020
Letter from Lord True to Baroness Hayman of Ullock regarding points raised at the second reading debate: in relation to environmental standards (PDF, 159KB) 26.10.2020
Letter from Lord True to Lord German regarding points raised at the: in relation to the power the Bill confers on the UK Government to provide financial assistance (PDF, 152KB) 26.10.2020
Letter from Lord True to Lord Morris of Aberavon regarding points raised at the l second reading debate: powers to provide financial assistance, the Bill's reservation of subsidy control and its implications for the devolved administrations' powers (PDF, 159KB) 26.10.2020
Letter from Lord True to Lord Morris of Aberavon regarding points raised at the l second reading debate: powers to provide financial assistance, the Bill's reservation of subsidy control and its implications (PDF, 159KB) 26.10.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Neville-Rolfe regarding an issue raised at the second reading debate: why the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is best placed to host the new Office for the Internal Market (PDF, 82KB) 25.10.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Palmer regarding issues raised at the second reading debate: dispute resolution concerning internal market matters (PDF, 83KB) 25.10.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Purvis of Tweed regarding an issue raised at the second reading debate: the position of English suppliers of barley selling to Scottish distiller (PDF, 74KB) 25.10.2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Wallace of Tankerness regarding an issue raised in the second reading debate: why HM Government is not replicating the legitimate aims under Article 36 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (PDF, 84KB) 25.10.2020

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