Construction (Retention Deposit Schemes) Bill 2017-19


The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. make provision about protecting retention deposits in connection with construction contracts; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)

What is this Bill?

The Construction (Retention Deposit Schemes) was a Ten Minute Rule Bill tabled by Peter Aldous.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

No. This Bill is not under active consideration by Parliament, as it was introduced during the previous 2017-19 Session.

Whose idea is this Bill?

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

What type of Bill is this?

A Ten Minute Rule Bill is a process of tabling a bill, where an MP has 10 minutes to advocate for their legislation to the Commons and the Minister responsible.

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: Ten Minute Rule Bill, Private Members Bill, Process of a Bill

Official Bill Page

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

Last Event: Tuesday 9th January 2018 - 1st reading: House of Commons 9 January, 2018

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 20%

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