NHS Funding Act 2020


To make provision regarding the funding of the health service in England in respect of each financial year until the financial year that ends with 31 March 2024.

What is this Bill?

The NHS Funding was a Government Bill that became an Act of Parliament.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

No. This Bill was introduced on 15 January 2020 and became an Act of Parliament on 16 March 2020.

Whose idea is this Bill?

Government Bills implement the legislative agenda of the Government. This agenda, and the Bills that will implement it, are outlined in the Queen's Speech at the Session's State Opening of Parliament.

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, Government Bills, Process of a Bill

Bill Progession through Parliament

Lords Completed
Commons Completed
Royal Assent

Latest Key documents

Bill Debate
16/03/2020
Act of Parliament
16/03/2020
Bill
05/02/2020
Briefing paper
17/01/2020
Explanatory Note
06/02/2020

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

16/03/2020
Royal Assent (Commons)
16/03/2020
Act of Parliament
NHS Funding Act 2020 (c. 5)
26/02/2020
3rd reading (Lords)
26/02/2020
Committee negatived (Lords)
26/02/2020
2nd reading (Lords)
25/02/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Edward Argar MP to Baroness Finlay regarding details of the Barnett consequentials
11/02/2020
Library Notes
NHS Funding Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
06/02/2020
Explanatory Notes
HL Bill 96 Explanatory Notes
05/02/2020
1st reading (Lords)
05/02/2020
Bill
HL Bill 96 (as introduced)
05/02/2020
Bill proceedings: Commons
Legislative Grand Committee (England) Proceedings as at 4 February 2020
04/02/2020
3rd reading (Commons)
04/02/2020
Legislative Grand Committee (Commons)
04/02/2020
English votes for English laws
Legislative Grand Committee (England) Motion - 4 February 2020
04/02/2020
Amendment Paper
Legislative Grand Committee (England) Amendments as at 4 February 2020
03/02/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 31 January 2020
03/02/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Selection of Amendments for Tuesday 4 February 2020 (PDF)
03/02/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Selection of Amendments for Tuesday 4 February 2020
31/01/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 30 January 2020
30/01/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 29 January 2020
29/01/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 28 January 2020
27/01/2020
2nd reading (Commons)
27/01/2020
Programme motion
27/01/2020
Money resolution
17/01/2020
Briefing papers
Briefing Paper on Second Reading
17/01/2020
English votes for English laws
Speaker's Signed Certificate
15/01/2020
1st reading (Commons)
14/01/2020
Bill
Bill 006 2019-21 (as introduced)
14/01/2020
Bills
Bill 006 2019-21 (as introduced)
14/01/2020
Explanatory Notes
Bill 006 EN 2019-21
14/01/2020
Explanatory Notes
Bill 006 EN 2019-21