Withdrawal from the European Union (Article 50) Bill 2016-17


require Her Majesty’s Government to notify the European Council by 31 March 2017 of the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the European Union.

Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)

What is this Bill?

The Withdrawal from the European Union (Article 50) 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 2016-17 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)

Official Bill Page

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

Last Event: 30 Nov 2016 - 1st reading: House of Commons 30 November, 2016

Bill Progession through Parliament

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