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General Election (Leaders’ Debate) Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor:
Mr Peter Bone

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

Last event

  • 1st reading: House of Commons 1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) | 05.09.2017

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | 15.03.2019

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Latest news on the General Election (Leaders’ Debate) Bill 2017-19

This Bill is expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 15 March 2019.

This Bill was presented to Parliament on Tuesday 5 September 2017. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.

This Bill is a Private Member’s Bill. These are often not printed until close to the second reading debate. If the text is not yet available here and you wish to know more about this bill please contact its sponsor, Mr Peter Bone.

Summary of the General Election (Leaders’ Debate) Bill 2017-19

A Bill to set up a commission to make arrangements for debates between leaders of political parties during a General Election; and for connected purposes.

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