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Parish and Town Council Precepts (Referendums) Bill 2012-13

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor:
Kris Hopkins

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

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Latest news on the Parish and Town Council Precepts (Referendums) Bill 2012-13

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress.

Summary of the Parish and Town Council Precepts (Referendums) Bill 2012-13

A Bill to give effect to Schedule 5 of the Localism Act 2011; to amend section 52ZC of the Government Finance Act 1992 (inserted by that Schedule) to require parish and town councils to conduct local referendums in the event that they choose to increase their precept by 2 per cent or more in the following financial year; and for connected purposes.

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