Secondary navigation

Trade Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Liam Fox
International Trade

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 events

Next event

  • Committee stage: House of Commons Committee stage: House of Commons | 23.01.2018

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 122 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version, 153KB 07.11.2017

Latest news on the Trade Bill 2017-19

The Trade Bill is a public bill presented to Parliament by the Government.

The Bill was introduced to the House of Commons and given its First Reading on Tuesday 7 November 2017. This stage is formal and takes place without any debate. The Bill then passed its second reading on Tuesday 9 January 2018.

What happens next?

MPs will next consider the Bill in a Public Bill Committee. The Public Bill Committee is scheduled to conclude by Thursday 1 February 2018, but could finish earlier.

The membership of the public bill committee has been announced by the Committee of Selection


Summary of the Trade Bill 2017-19

Make provision about the implementation of international trade agreements; to make provision establishing the Trade Remedies Authority and conferring functions on it; and to make provision about the collection and disclosure of information relating to trade.

Stay up to date

Keep up to date with the progress of Bills going through Parliament. Sign up for email alerts or use our RSS feeds.

Related information

Guide to the passage of a Bill

Find out what happens at each stage of a Public Bill’s journey through Parliament with the Passage of a Bill guide.

When does a Bill become law?

Explanation of what happens after Bills have been passed, and when laws may change.

Human rights

Do you have expertise or a special interest in human rights? The Joint Committee on Human Rights scrutinises the human rights implications of Government Bills.