Regulation of Political Opinion Polling Bill [HL] 2015-16


make provision for the regulation of political opinion polling in the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)

What is this Bill?

The Regulation of Political Opinion Polling Bill [HL] was a Lords Private Members' 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 2015-16 Session.

Whose idea is this Bill?

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

What type of Bill is this?

Lords Private Members' Bills can be tabled by any member, at any time during the Session. A number of Lords may win ballot slots to receive precedence in the Lords.

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: Private Members Bill, Process of a Bill

Official Bill Page Initial Briefing papers All Bill Debates Debates Contributors

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

Last Event: 1 Mar 2016 - 1st reading: House of Commons 1 March, 2016

Bill Progession through Parliament

Lords Completed
Commons - 20%