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Democratic Political Activity (Funding and Expenditure) Bill [HL] 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)
Sponsor:
Lord Tyler

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

  1. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Lords 2nd reading: House of Lords | 27.10.2017

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 10 (as introduced) | PDF version, 152KB 27.06.2017

Latest news on the Democratic Political Activity (Funding and Expenditure) Bill [HL] 2017-19

First reading took place on 27 June. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.

Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is scheduled for 27 October.

Summary of the Democratic Political Activity (Funding and Expenditure) Bill [HL] 2017-19

A Bill to make provision for the regulation of funding and expenditure of political parties; to make provision for the phased introduction of a cap on donations to political parties; to make provision for affiliation fees from trades unions and membership organisations to political parties to be counted as individual donations in prescribed circumstances; to make provision for the public funding of political parties; to make provision for the modification of rights of candidates and parties to election addresses; to make provision for limits on political parties’ expenditure between regulated periods; to confer powers on the Electoral Commission, and for connected purposes

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