Department of Energy and Climate Change (Abolition) Bill 2015-16


make provision for the abolition of the Department of Energy and Climate Change and for its functions to be absorbed into the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)

What is this Bill?

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (Abolition) 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 2015-16 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: Monday 29th June 2015 - 1st reading: House of Commons 29 June, 2015

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29/06/2015