Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Act 2021


impose duties on certain education and training providers in relation to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)

What is this Bill?

The Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Act 2021 was a Ballot Bill tabled by Mary Kelly Foy that became an Act of Parliament.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

No. This Bill was introduced on 5 February 2020 and became an Act of Parliament on 29 April 2021.

Whose idea is this Bill?

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

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: Act of Parliament, Ballot Bill, Private Members Bill, Process of a Bill

Official Bill Page Initial Explanatory Notes Initial Library Notes All Bill Debates Debates Contributors

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

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons Completed
Lords Completed
Royal Assent

Latest Key documents

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

29/04/2021
Royal Assent (Commons)
29/04/2021
Act of Parliament
Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Act 2021 (c. 16)
26/04/2021
3rd reading (Lords)
26/04/2021
Minutes of Proceedings
Minutes of Proceedings
26/04/2021
Lords Hansard
Lords Hansard
15/04/2021
Order of Commitment discharged
15/04/2021
Minutes of Proceedings
Minutes of Proceedings
15/04/2021
Lords Hansard
Lords Hansard
30/03/2021
Library Notes
Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
19/03/2021
2nd reading (Lords)
19/03/2021
Lords Hansard
Lords Hansard
15/03/2021
Bill proceedings: Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 12 March 2021
12/03/2021
1st reading (Lords)
12/03/2021
3rd reading (Commons)
12/03/2021
Report stage (Commons)
12/03/2021
Explanatory Notes
HL Bill 178 Explanatory Notes
12/03/2021
Bill
HL Bill 178 (as introduced)
12/03/2021
Amendment Paper
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 12 March 2021
12/03/2021
Minutes of Proceedings
Minutes of Proceedings
12/03/2021
Lords Hansard
Lords Hansard
12/03/2021
Commons Hansard Daily Report
Report stage
11/03/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 10 March 2021
10/03/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 9 March 2021
14/10/2020
Committee stage (Commons)
13/10/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 14 October 2020 (PDF)
13/10/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 14 October 2020
13/03/2020
2nd reading (Commons)
06/03/2020
Bill
Bill 024 2019-21, as introduced
06/03/2020
Bill
Bill 024 2019-21 - large print
06/03/2020
Explanatory Notes
Bill 024 EN 2019-21
06/03/2020
Explanatory Notes
Bill 024 EN 2019-21 - large print
05/02/2020
1st reading (Commons)