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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020

make provision about companies and other entities in financial difficulty; and to make temporary changes to the law relating to the governance and regulation of companies and other entities.

Government Bill
(Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Official Bill Page Initial Explanatory Notes Initial Briefing papers Initial Library Notes

This bill has received Royal Assent and has become an Act of Parliament

Primary Bill Debate Contributors by Party

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Conservative Paul Scully (View contribution) 6646 words
Democratic Unionist Party Jim Shannon (View contribution) 2283 words
Labour (Co-op) Lucy Powell (View contribution) 4147 words
Liberal Democrat Sarah Olney (View contribution) 1855 words
Scottish National Party Drew Hendry (View contribution) 2578 words

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons Completed
Lords Completed
Royal Assent

Most recent key documents

Date Type Title
25 Jun 2020 Act of Parliament Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (c. 12)
24 Jun 2020 Bills Bill 146 2019-21 Lords Amendments to the Bill (PDF)
28 May 2020 Briefing papers Briefing paper for Second Reading
5 Jun 2020 Library Notes Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: Briefing for Lords stages
24 Jun 2020 Explanatory Notes Bill 146 EN 2019-21 (PDF)
18 Jun 2020 Amendment papers HL Bill 114-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF)

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

Date Type Title
26/06/2020Will write letters Letter from Earl Howe, Deputy Leader of the House of Lords to Baroness Barker regarding an issue raised during the report stage of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: independent museums facing insolvency (PDF, 176KB)
25/06/2020 Royal Assent (Hansard)
25/06/2020 Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
25/06/2020 Ping Pong
25/06/2020 Ping Pong: House of Commons
25/06/2020Act of Parliament Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (c. 12)
25/06/2020Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments, grouping of Amendments (PDF)
24/06/2020Bills Bill 146 2019-21 Lords Amendments to the Bill (PDF)
24/06/2020Explanatory Notes Bill 146 EN 2019-21 (PDF)
23/06/2020 3rd reading: House of Lords
23/06/2020 3rd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
23/06/2020 3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
23/06/2020 Report stage: House of Lords
23/06/2020 Report stage (Hansard): House of Lords
23/06/2020 Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
19/06/2020Will write letters Letter from Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist to Lord Stevenson of Balmacara regarding how the measures of the Bill will apply to charities, social enterprises and credit unions, following points raised at committee stage (PDF, 205KB)
18/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 114-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF)
18/06/2020Delegated Powers Memoranda Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF)
18/06/2020Will write letters Letter from Earl Howe to Lord Wallace of Tankerness and Lord Howarth of Newport regarding questions raised in the committee stage of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: retrospection in the Bill: restriction of winding-up petitions (PDF, 176KB)
17/06/2020 Committee stage: House of Lords
17/06/2020 Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
17/06/2020 Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
17/06/2020Bills HL Bill 114 (as amended in Committee) (PDF)
17/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 114(a) Amendments for Report (PDF)
17/06/2020Will write letters Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Hope of Craigshead regarding an amendment to the Bill that directors be required to file a list of known creditors with the court to obtain a moratorium (PDF, 89KB)
17/06/2020Will write letters Letter from Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist to Members regarding issues raised at the committee stage of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: Group 9 amendments (PDF, 200KB)
16/06/2020 Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
16/06/2020 Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
11/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 113-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
10/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 113(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
09/06/2020 2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
09/06/2020 2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
05/06/2020Library Notes Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: Briefing for Lords stages
04/06/2020Explanatory Notes HL Bill 113 Explanatory Notes (PDF)
04/06/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 3 June 2020
03/06/2020 3rd reading: House of Commons
03/06/2020 Committee stage: House of Commons
03/06/2020 Committee: 1st sitting: House of Commons
03/06/2020 2nd reading: House of Commons
03/06/2020 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
03/06/2020Bills HL Bill 113 (as introduced) (PDF)
03/06/2020Selection of amendments: Commons Committee of the whole House - Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (PDF)
03/06/2020Amendment papers Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 3 June 2020
03/06/2020Amendment papers Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 3 June 2020 - large font accessible version (PDF)
01/06/2020Impact Assessments Regulatory Policy Committee opinion on the Impact Assessment
28/05/2020Briefing papers Briefing paper for Second Reading
20/05/2020 1st reading: House of Commons
20/05/2020Bills Bill 128 2019-21 (as introduced) - large font accessible version (PDF)
20/05/2020Impact Assessments Impact Assessment from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (PDF)
20/05/2020Bills Bill 128 2019-21 (as introduced)
20/05/2020Explanatory Notes Bill 128 EN 2019-21
20/05/2020Explanatory Notes Bill 128 EN 2019-21 - large font accessible version (PDF)
20/05/2020Delegated Powers Memoranda Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (PDF)
20/05/2020Delegated Powers Memoranda Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (PDF)