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Bill documents — Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018

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
Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018 (c. 23) 13.09.2018

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 99 (as introduced) | PDF version, 78KB 30.04.2018
Commons Bill 126 2017-19 [as amended in Public Bill Committee] | PDF version, 109KB 15.11.2017
Commons Bill 007 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version, 110KB 16.10.2017

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, 152KB) 17.11.2017

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 99 Explanatory Notes | PDF version, 502KB 20.06.2018
Commons Bill 007 2017-19-EN | PDF version, 365KB 16.10.2017

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
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 27 April 2018 | PDF version, 149KB 27.04.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 25 April 2018 | PDF version, 148KB 26.04.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 24 April 2018 | PDF version, 148KB 25.04.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 23 April 2018 | PDF version, 24KB 24.04.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 19 April 2018 | PDF version, 131KB 20.04.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 18 April 2018 | PDF version, 128KB 19.04.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 17 April 2018 | PDF version, 113KB 18.04.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 5 March 2018 | PDF version, 101KB 06.03.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 16 November 2017 | PDF version, 113KB 17.11.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 15 November 2017 | PDF version, 133KB 15.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 13 November 2017 | PDF version, 133KB 14.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 10 November 2017 | PDF version, 133KB 13.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 1 November 2017 | PDF version, 93KB 02.11.2017

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, 438KB) 26.04.2018
Commons Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 15 November 2017 (PDF, 352KB) 14.11.2017

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 27 April 2018 | PDF version, 120KB 30.04.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 15 November 2017 | PDF version, 105KB 16.11.2017

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 Briefing Paper on the Bill 25.04.2018

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 Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 19.06.2018

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 18/07/2018 from Baroness Vere regarding issues on the debate on the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill: the Government's estimate that there will be 15,000 prosecutions under the Bill. (PDF, 84KB) 18.07.2018
Letter dated 18/07/2018 from Baroness Vere regarding issues raised during the Second Reading of the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill: assistance from employers to those giving evidence and duties of employers to support staff. (PDF, 208KB) 18.07.2018
Letter dated 09/06/2018 from Baroness Vere of Norbiton to Lords regarding a point raised at the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill second reading debate. (PDF, 103KB) 09.07.2018
Letter dated 21/11/2017 from Nick Hurd MP to Huw Merriman MP regarding issues raised during the committee debate: the new proposed offence of battery against an emergency worker and the Unduly Lenient Sentence (ULS) scheme (PDF, 37KB) 21.11.2017

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