Hospitals (Parking Charges and Business Rates) Bill 2019-21


prohibit charging for car parking at NHS Hospitals for patients and visitors; to make provision for NHS Hospitals to be exempt from business rates; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)

What is this Bill?

The Hospitals (Parking Charges and Business Rates) Bill was a Presentation Bill tabled by Peter Bone.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

No. This Bill is not under active consideration by Parliament, as it was introduced during the previous 2019-21 Session.

Whose idea is this Bill?

As a Private Members' Bill, this Bill represents the individual initiative of an MP (Peter Bone), 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

Sponsor: Peter Bone (CON)

Supporter: Henry Smith (CON)

Official Bill Page Initial Briefing papers

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

Last Event: 10 Feb 2020 - 1st reading (Commons)

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 20%

Latest Key documents

Briefing paper
26/05/2020