British Bill of Rights and Withdrawal from the European Convention on Human Rights Bill 2014-15


make provision for an application to the Council of Europe to withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights and the introduction of a British Bill of Rights.

Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)

What is this Bill?

The British Bill of Rights and Withdrawal from the European Convention on Human Rights Bill was a Presentation Bill tabled by Peter Bone.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

No. This Bill is not under active consideration by Parliament, as it was introduced during the previous 2014-15 Session.

Whose idea is this Bill?

As a Private Members' Bill, this Bill represents the individual initiative of an MP (Peter Bone), 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

Sponsor: Peter Bone (CON)

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

Last Event: 7 Jul 2014 - 1st reading: House of Commons 7 July, 2014

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