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Transparency and Accountability Bill 2014-15

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor:
John Hemming

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

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 28 2014-15, as introduced | PDF version, 100KB 19.09.2014

Latest news on the Transparency and Accountability Bill 2014-15

The Bill had its first reading on 2 July 2014 through the Private Members' Bill ballot procedure.

The Bill began its second reading on 17 October 2014 but the debate was adjourned.

The 2014-15 session of Parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress.

Summary of the Transparency and Accountability Bill 2014-15

A Bill to make provision regarding arrangements for children involved in court proceedings; to make provision about the transparency, administration and accountability of courts and case conferences; to require the Secretary of State to report to Parliament annually on the number of prisoners who have exceeded their tariff and have not been released because they do not admit guilt; to extend the Criminal Cases Review Commission’s powers to obtain information; to make provision about consumer complaints in markets for public services; to amend certain sections of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 relating to contracts; and for connected purposes.

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