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Bill documents — Nuclear Safeguards 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 103 Commons amendment in lieu | PDF version, 66KB 09.05.2018
Commons Bill 194 2017-19 (Lords Amendments) | PDF version, 96KB 28.03.2018
Lords HL Bill 91 (as amended on Report) | PDF version, 90KB 21.03.2018
Lords HL Bill 81 (as introduced) | PDF version, 86KB 24.01.2018
Commons Bill 109 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version, 97KB 11.10.2017

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 194 EN 2017-19 | PDF version, 235KB 28.03.2018
Lords HL Bill 81 Explanatory Notes | PDF version, 597KB 24.01.2018
Commons Bill 109-EN 2017-19 | PDF version, 314KB 11.10.2017

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 Nuclear Safeguards Bill: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 124KB) 13.03.2018
Commons Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee Memorandum, 24 January 2018 (PDF, 350KB) 24.01.2018
Lords Nuclear Safeguards Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 335KB) 24.01.2018
Commons Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee Memorandum (PDF, 350KB) 11.10.2017

"English votes for English laws"

Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, the Speaker certifies Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. In relation to Finance Bills, the Speaker may certify founding financial motions, or clauses or schedules, as relating exclusively to England, Wales and Northern Ireland.The text of certificates issued by the Speaker, and information prepared by the Government on how government amendments affect the territorial application of provisions of the bill, are available here. (Similar information about the bill itself can be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).

House English votes for English laws Date
Commons Departmental Assessment of Amendments - 8 May 2018 (PDF, 144KB) 08.05.2018

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
Commons Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 8 May 2018 | PDF version, 106KB 08.05.2018
Commons Notices of CCLA Amendments as at 3 May 2018 | PDF version, 118KB 04.05.2018
Lords HL Bill 81-R-I(a) Amendment for Report, supplementary to the marshalled list (PDF, 54KB) 19.03.2018
Lords HL Bill 81-R-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF, 74KB) 16.03.2018
Lords HL Bill 81-R(a) Amendments for Report (PDF, 56KB) 13.03.2018
Lords HL Bill 81-II Second marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 77KB) 27.02.2018
Lords HL Bill 81-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 86KB) 20.02.2018
Lords HL Bill 81(d) Amendments for Committee 19.02.2018
Lords HL Bill 81(c) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 70KB) 16.02.2018
Lords HL Bill 81(b) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 60KB) 14.02.2018
Lords HL Bill 81(a) Amendments for Committee 08.02.2018
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 23 January 2018 | PDF version, 137KB 23.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 19 January 2018 | PDF version, 137KB 22.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 18 January 2018 | PDF version, 137KB 19.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 17 January 2018 | PDF version, 144KB 18.01.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 14 November 2017 | PDF version, 154KB 14.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 9 November 2017 | PDF version, 154KB 10.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 2 November 2017 | PDF version, 144KB 03.11.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 2 November 2017 | PDF version, 151KB 02.11.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 31 October 2017 | PDF version, 150KB 01.11.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 31 October 2017 | PDF version, 152KB 31.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 27 October 2017 | PDF version, 114KB 30.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 25 October 2017 | PDF version, 106KB 26.10.2017

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 of Lords Amendments (PDF, 450KB) 08.05.2018
Commons Consideration on Report (PDF, 263KB) 23.01.2018
Commons Consideration in committee: selection 2 (PDF, 181KB) 13.11.2017
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 179KB) 01.11.2017

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 Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments as at 8 May 2018 | PDF version, 112KB 09.05.2018
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 23 January 2018 | PDF version, 117KB 24.01.2018
Commons All proceedings up to 14 November 2017 at Public Bill Committee Stage | PDF version, 136KB 15.11.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 14 November 2017 | PDF version, 123KB 15.11.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 2 November 2017 | PDF version, 103KB 03.11.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 31 October 2017 | PDF version, 106KB 01.11.2017

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 04.05.2018

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Schedule of meetings (PDF, 215KB) 30.10.2017
Commons Have your say on the Nuclear Safeguards Bill 18.10.2017

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 Nuclear Safeguards Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 01.02.2018

Written evidence

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

House Written evidence Date
Commons Written Evidence: EDF Energy (NSB05) (PDF, 140KB) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Dr David Lowry, senior research fellow, Institute for Resource and Security Studies, Cambridge (NSB06) 15.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Prospect (NSB01) (PDF, 202KB) 01.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Professor R J Barry Jones (NSB02) 01.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Nuclear Industry Association (NSB03) 01.11.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Prospect Law (NSB04) (PDF, 287KB) 01.11.2017

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Impact Assessment - Euratom Nuclear Safeguards - 26 January 2018 (PDF, 1MB) 06.02.2018
Impact Assessment from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (PDF, 602KB) 15.12.2017

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
Letter dated 25/03/2018 from Lord Henley to Lord Fox and others regarding the information systems required for the Office for Nuclear Regulation (PDF, 98KB) 25.03.2018
Letter dated 12/03/2018 from Lord Henley to Lord Grantchester regarding the costs and funding involved in the establishment of a domestic nuclear safeaguards regime, as discussed during the Committee Stage of the Nuclear Safeguards Bill. 2p. (PDF, 144KB) 12.03.2018
Letter dated 12/03/2018 from Lord Henley regarding the Nuclear Safeguards Bill. (PDF, 100KB) 12.03.2018

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