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Bill documents — European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017-19

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 79 (as introduced) | PDF version, 319KB 18.01.2018
Commons Bill 147 2017-19, as Amended in Committee | PDF version, 316KB 21.12.2017
Commons Bill 005 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version, 303KB 13.07.2017

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

House Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Date
Commons Version of the bill showing changes made at report stage (PDF, 774KB) 18.01.2018
Commons Version of the bill showing changes made both in committee and at report stage (PDF, 1MB) 18.01.2018
Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 329KB) 21.12.2017

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 79 Explanatory Notes (PDF, 1MB) 18.01.2018
Commons Bill 005 2017-19-EN, as introduced | PDF version, 703KB 13.07.2017

Delegated Powers Memoranda

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill.

House Delegated Powers Memorandum Date
Lords European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 524KB) 18.01.2018
Commons Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 602KB) 13.07.2017

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 17 January 2018 | PDF version, 244KB 17.01.2018
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 16 January 2018 | PDF version, 290KB 16.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 12 January 2018 | PDF version, 276KB 15.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 11 January 2018 | PDF version, 278KB 12.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 10 January 2018 | PDF version, 233KB 11.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 9 January 2018 | PDF version, 219KB 10.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 4 January 2018 | PDF version, 196KB 05.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 21 December 2017 | PDF version, 196KB 22.12.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 20 December 2017 | PDF version, 189KB 21.12.2017
Commons Excel spreadsheet of New Clauses and Amendments considered in Committee of the whole House (VND.OPENXMLFORMATS-OFFICEDOCUMENT.SPREADSHEETML.SHEET, 36KB) 21.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 20 December 2017 | PDF version, 282KB 20.12.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 18 December 2017 | PDF version, 277KB 19.12.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 15 December 2017 | PDF version, 274KB 18.12.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 14 December 2017 | PDF version, 268KB 15.12.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 13 December 2017 | PDF version, 268KB 14.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 13 December 2017 | PDF version, 505KB 13.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 12 December 2017 | PDF version, 508KB 12.12.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 8 December 2017 | PDF version, 586KB 11.12.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 7 December 2017 | PDF version, 586KB 08.12.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 6 December 2017 | PDF version, 567KB 07.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 6 December 2017 | PDF version, 625KB 06.12.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 4 December 2017 | PDF version, 614KB 05.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 4 December 2017 | PDF version, 676KB 04.12.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 30 November 2017 | PDF version, 642KB 01.12.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 29 November 2017 | PDF version, 685KB 30.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 28 November 2017 | PDF version, 685KB 29.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 27 November 2017 | PDF version, 638KB 28.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 24 November 2017 | PDF version, 634KB 27.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 23 November 2017 | PDF version, 635KB 24.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 22 November 2017 | PDF version, 635KB 23.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 21 November 2017 | PDF version, 635KB 22.11.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 21 November 2017 | PDF version, 733KB 21.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 17 November 2017 | PDF version, 717KB 20.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 16 November 2017 | PDF version, 665KB 17.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 15 November 2017 | PDF version, 661KB 16.11.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 15 November 2017 | PDF version, 704KB 15.11.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 14 November 2017 | PDF version, 724KB 14.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 10 November 2017 | PDF version, 700KB 13.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 9 November 2017 | PDF version, 695KB 10.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 7 November 2017 | PDF version, 691KB 08.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 6 November 2017 | PDF version, 654KB 07.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 3 November 2017 | PDF version, 687KB 06.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 2 November 2017 | PDF version, 687KB 03.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 1 November 2017 | PDF version, 686KB 02.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 31 October 2017 | PDF version, 683KB 01.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 30 October 2017 | PDF version, 685KB 31.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 27 October 2017 | PDF version, 640KB 30.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 26 October 2017 | PDF version, 640KB 27.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 25 October 2017 | PDF version, 609KB 26.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 24 October 2017 | PDF version, 639KB 25.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 23 October 2017 | PDF version, 597KB 24.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 20 October 2017 | PDF version, 569KB 23.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 19 October 2017 | PDF version, 565KB 20.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 18 October 2017 | PDF version, 562KB 19.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 17 October 2017 | PDF version, 555KB 18.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 16 October 2017 | PDF version, 552KB 17.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 13 October 2017 | PDF version, 541KB 16.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 12 October 2017 | PDF version, 576KB 13.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 11 October 2017 | PDF version, 524KB 12.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 10 October 2017 | PDF version, 523KB 11.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at Monday 9 October 2017 | PDF version, 519KB 10.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at Friday 6 October 2017 | PDF version, 468KB 09.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at Thursday 5 October 2017 | PDF version, 435KB 06.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at Thursday 14 September 2017 | PDF version, 364KB 15.09.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at Wednesday 13 September 2017 | PDF version, 346KB 14.09.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at Tuesday 12 September 2017 | PDF version, 353KB 13.09.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at Monday 11 September 2017 | PDF version, 338KB 12.09.2017

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 Day 2 (PDF, 190KB) 17.01.2018
Commons Consideration on Report (PDF, 199KB) 16.01.2018
Commons Committee of the whole House: Day 8 (PDF, 81KB) 20.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House: Day 7A (PDF, 83KB) 13.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House: Day 7B (PDF, 74KB) 13.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House: Day 6 (PDF, 200KB) 12.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House: Day 5 (PDF, 198KB) 06.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole house: Day4 (PDF, 191KB) 04.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole house: Day3 (PDF, 263KB) 21.11.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House: Day 2 (PDF, 189KB) 15.11.2017
Commons Committee of the whole house: Day1 (PDF, 187KB) 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 All proceedings up to 17 January 2018 at Report Stage | PDF version, 236KB 18.01.2018
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 17 January 2018 | PDF version, 200KB 18.01.2018
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 16 January 2018 | PDF version, 143KB 17.01.2018
Commons All proceedings up to 20 December 2017 at Committee of the whole House Stage | PDF version, 681KB 21.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 20 December 2017 | PDF version, 233KB 21.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 13 December 2017 | PDF version, 322KB 14.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 12 December 2017 | PDF version, 193KB 13.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 6 December 2017 | PDF version, 156KB 07.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 4 December 2017 | PDF version, 137KB 05.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 21 November 2017 | PDF version, 142KB 22.11.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 15 November 2017 | PDF version, 149KB 16.11.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 14 November 2017 | PDF version, 136KB 15.11.2017

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 Committee Stage Report 09.01.2018
Commons Briefing Paper (9) for Committee Stage: Clause 14 - exit day 18.12.2017
Commons Briefing Paper (7) for Committee Stage: Scrutiny of secondary legislation 07.12.2017
Commons Briefing Paper (8) for Committee Stage: Clauses 9, 8 and 17 07.12.2017
Commons Briefing Paper (6) for Committee Stage: The 'Correcting Power' 06.12.2017
Commons Briefing Paper (5) for Committee Stage: Financial Provision 01.12.2017
Commons Briefing Paper (4) for Committee Stage: Devolution 24.11.2017
Commons Briefing Paper (3) for Committee Stage 17.11.2017
Commons Briefing Paper (2) for Committee Stage 13.11.2017
Commons Briefing Paper (1) for Committee Stage 08.11.2017
Commons Briefing Paper on Second Reading 05.09.2017

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
I. Letter dated 08/12/2017 from Justine Greening MP to Maria Miller MP regarding two equalities-related developments in connection with the EU (Withdrawal) Bill. Incl. annex. 4p. (PDF, 499KB) 08.12.2017
Equalities legislation and EU exit. 5p. (PDF, 152KB) 08.12.2017
Letter dated 11/09/2017 from David Davis MP to Dominic Grieve QC MP regarding issues raised during the debate on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill relating to the approach to EU Law. 3p (PDF, 189KB) 11.09.2017

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