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Bill documents — Abortion (Disability Equality) Bill [HL] 2016-17


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 95 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version, 64KB 27.01.2017
Lords HL Bill 16 (as introduced) | PDF version, 61KB 25.05.2016

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.

See Lords amendments on the new Lords amendments page

House Amendment Paper Date
Lords HL Bill 95-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF, 64KB) 22.02.2017
Lords HL Bill 95(a) Amendments for Report (PDF, 50KB) 21.02.2017
Lords HL Bill 16(a) Amendment for Committee (PDF, 51KB) 25.01.2017

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 Abortion (Disability Equality) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 17.10.2016

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 dated 17/11/2016 from Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen to Lord Alton of Liverpool regarding the under reporting of abortions under Ground E of the Abortion Act 1967 as discussed during the Second Reading of the Abortion (Disability Equality) Bill. (PDF, 135KB) 17.11.2016

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