School Holidays (Meals and Activities) Bill 2017-19

require local authorities to facilitate the delivery of programmes that provide free meals and activities for children during school holidays; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)

What is this Bill?

The School Holidays (Meals and Activities) was a Presentation Bill tabled by Lord Field of Birkenhead.

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 (Lord Field of Birkenhead), 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

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

Last Event: Friday 19th January 2018 - 2nd reading: House of Commons 19 January, 2018

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 40%

Latest Key documents

Bill Debate
Briefing paper