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Bill documents — Childcare Act 2016

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
Commons Childcare Act 2016 c.5 22.03.2016

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 90 2015-16, Commons Amendments | PDF version, 57KB 27.01.2016
Commons Bill 107 2015-16, as amended in Public Bill Committee | PDF version, 93KB 11.12.2015
Commons Bill 84 2015-16, as brought from the Lords | PDF version, 97KB 27.10.2015
Lords HL Bill 66 2015-16 [as amended on Report] | PDF version, 85KB 14.10.2015
Lords HL Bill 54 2015-16 [as amended in Committee] | PDF version, 75KB 06.07.2015
Lords HL Bill 009 2015-16, as introduced | PDF version, 77KB 01.06.2015

Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons. Please note that these are unofficial versions and may not be completely accurate.

House Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Date
Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 131KB) 11.12.2015

Tracked changes versions of Bills: Lords

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee, Grand Committee or in Special Public Bill Committee in the House of Lords

House Tracked changes versions of Bills: Lords Date
Lords Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 81KB) 07.07.2015

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 90-EN 2015-16 | PDF version, 126KB 27.01.2016
Commons Bill 84-EN 2015-16 | PDF version, 298KB 24.11.2015
Lords HL Bill 009-EN 2015-16 | PDF version, 226KB 01.06.2015

"English votes for English laws"

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House English votes for English laws Date
Commons Speakers Certificate 25 January 2015 (PDF, 52KB) 25.01.2016
Commons Speaker's Provisional Certificate -4 January 2016 (PDF, 265KB) 04.01.2016
Commons Speaker's Certificate -18 November 2015 (PDF, 57KB) 14.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence - Dept for Education (PDF, 64KB) 14.12.2015

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.

House Amendment Paper Date
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Consideration of Commons Amendments | PDF version, 61KB 02.02.2016
Lords Amendment to be moved on Consideration of Commons Amendments | PDF version, 54KB 29.01.2016
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 25 January 2015 | PDF version, 141KB 25.01.2016
Commons Legislative Grand Committee England Consent Motion 25 January (PDF, 99KB) 25.01.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 21 January 2016 | PDF version, 140KB 22.01.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 20 January 2016 | PDF version, 141KB 21.01.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 10 December 2015 | PDF version, 152KB 10.12.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 08/12/15 | PDF version, 152KB 09.12.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 8 December 2015 | PDF version, 158KB 08.12.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 4 December 2015 | PDF version, 156KB 07.12.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 2 December 2015 | PDF version, 157KB 03.12.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 1 December 2015 | PDF version, 131KB 02.12.2015
Lords Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version 13.10.2015
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 197KB 12.10.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 160KB 07.10.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 177KB 05.10.2015
Lords Amendment to be moved on Report | PDF version, 141KB 02.10.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 129KB 23.09.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 141KB 17.09.2015
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version 02.07.2015
Lords Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 206KB 30.06.2015
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 177KB 29.06.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 131KB 26.06.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 143KB 25.06.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 136KB 24.06.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 150KB 23.06.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 130KB 19.06.2015

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 Consideration on Report (PDF, 325KB) 22.01.2016
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 174KB) 09.12.2015
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 176KB) 07.12.2015

Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons

Details of the Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. 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 Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 25 January 2016 | PDF version, 122KB 26.01.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 10 December 2015 | PDF version, 137KB 11.12.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 08/12/15 | PDF version, 118KB 09.12.2015

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 Committee Stage Report 20.01.2016
Commons Updated Briefing Paper for Committee Stage 07.12.2015

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Have your say on the Childcare Bill 26.11.2015

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 House of Lords Library Note 24.06.2015

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: consolidated pdf version (PDF, 4MB) 17.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY) (CB 19) 11.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: DFE - application of Standing Order 83L (CB 20) 11.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Jean Kemp (CB 22) 11.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) (CB 18) 11.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Local Government Association (CB10) 10.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Independent Association of Prep Schools (CB11) 10.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Independent Schools Council (CB12) 10.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Shirley Jenkins (CB13) 10.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Catholic Education Service (CB14) 10.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Early Education (CB15) 10.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Mencap (CB16) 10.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: National Day Nurseries Association (CB17) 10.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Letter from the Department for Education (CB21a) (PDF, 231KB) 10.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Letter from the Department for Education (CB21b) (PDF, 105KB) 10.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Letter from the Department for Education (CB21c) (PDF, 23KB) 10.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Letter from the Department for Education (CB21d) (PDF, 299KB) 10.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Letter from the Department for Education (CB21e) (PDF, 915KB) 10.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: 4Children (CB01) 08.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Polly Anna's Nursery (CB02) 08.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Keith Beardmore, The Manor Nursery School (CB03) 08.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: National Children's Bureau (CB04) 08.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (CB05) 08.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Family and Childcare Trust (CB06) 08.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Contact a Family (CB07) 08.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Pre-school Learning Alliance (CB08) 08.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Montessori Schools Association (CB09) 08.12.2015

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