Public Sector Exit Payments (Limitation) 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. limit exit payments made by public sector organisations to employees; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)

What is this Bill?

The Public Sector Exit Payments (Limitation) was a Presentation 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 2017-19 Session.

Whose idea is this Bill?

As a Private Members' Bill, this Bill represents the individual initiative of an MP (Christopher Chope), 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.

How can I find out exactly what this Bill does?

The most straightforward information is contained in the initial Explanatory Notes for the Bill.

Would you like to know more?

See these Glossary articles for more information: Presentation Bill, Private Members Bill, Process of a Bill

Official Bill Page Initial Explanatory Notes

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

Last Event: 5 Sep 2017 - 1st reading: House of Commons (no debate)

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 20%

Latest Key documents

Explanatory Note
05/07/2018

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages