Tribunals (Maximum Compensation Awards) Bill 2010-12

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. The Bill would impose a maximum limit of £50,000 on all compensatory awards made by Employment Tribunals arising out of cases brought for unfair or wrongful dismissal or unlawful discrimination.

Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)

What is this Bill?

The Tribunals (Maximum Compensation Awards) Bill was a Presentation Bill tabled by Christopher Chope.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

No. This Bill is not under active consideration by Parliament, as it was introduced during the previous 2010-12 Session.

Whose idea is this Bill?

As a Private Members' Bill, this Bill represents the individual initiative of an MP (Christopher Chope), not the Government.

What type of Bill is this?

A Presentation Bill can be tabled by any MP after the fifth Wednesday of the Session. There is no limit to the number of Presentation Bills an individual MP may table.

So is this going to become a law?

No. This Bill did not complete it's passage before the Session completed and is no longer before Parliament. However, it may have been re-introduced under a similar name in a subsequent Session.

Would you like to know more?

See these Glossary articles for more information: Presentation Bill, Private Members Bill, Process of a Bill

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Next Event: There is no future stage currently scheduled for this bill

Last Event: 17 Jun 2011 - 2nd reading: House of Commons 17 June, 2011

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