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Joint Committee on Nominations to the Supreme Court Bill [HL] 2019-20

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

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 | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 33 (as introduced) (PDF) 16.01.2020

Latest news on the Joint Committee on Nominations to the Supreme Court Bill [HL] 2019-20

First reading took place on 16 January. 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 yet to be scheduled.

Summary of the Joint Committee on Nominations to the Supreme Court Bill [HL] 2019-20

A Bill to amend the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 to provide that the Prime Minister must recommend the person selected by a Joint Committee on Nominations to the Supreme Court; to make provision for a Joint Committee on Nominations to the Supreme Court and its functions; and for connected purposes.

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