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Regulation of Enforcement Agents (Collection of Council Tax Arrears) Bill 2015-16

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor:
Yvonne Fovargue

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 Regulation of Enforcement Agents (Collection of Council Tax Arrears) Bill 2015-16

This Bill was withdrawn and will make no further progress.

This Bill was introduced to Parliament on 28 October 2015 under the Ten Minute Rule. This allows an MP to make his or her case for a new bill in a speech lasting up to ten minutes. An opposing speech may also be made before the House decides whether or not the bill should be introduced. If the MP is successful the bill is taken to have had its first reading.

Summary of the Regulation of Enforcement Agents (Collection of Council Tax Arrears) Bill 2015-16

A Bill to make provision about the use of bailiffs and other enforcement agents by local authorities to collect council tax arrears; to establish a code of practice for enforcement agents; to create an independent bailiffs ombudsman to administer the code and to investigate and adjudicate complaints; and for connected purposes.

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