United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020


To make provision in connection with the internal market for goods and services in the United Kingdom (including provision about the recognition of professional and other qualifications); to make provision in connection with provisions of the Northern Ireland Protocol relating to trade and state aid; to authorise the provision of financial assistance by Ministers of the Crown in connection with economic development, infrastructure, culture, sport and educational or training activities and exchanges; to make regulation of the provision of distortive or harmful subsidies a reserved or excepted matter; and for connected purposes.

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons Completed
Lords Completed
Royal Assent

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

17/12/2020
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
17/12/2020
Royal Assent (Hansard)
17/12/2020
Act of Parliament
United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020 (c. 27)
16/12/2020
Ping Pong: House of Commons
16/12/2020
Bills
Bill 234 2019-21 (Lords non-insistence and amendments in lieu) (PDF)
16/12/2020
Amendment papers
Commons Consideration of Lords Message as at 16 December 2020 (PDF)
16/12/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Consideration of Lords Message - selection and grouping (PDF)
15/12/2020
Ping Pong (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
15/12/2020
Ping Pong (Hansard): House of Lords
15/12/2020
Bills
Bill 230 2019-21 (Lords non-insistence, amendments in lieu and amendment to words restored to the Bill) (PDF)
15/12/2020
Bills
HL Bill 159 Commons reason (PDF)
15/12/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 159-I Marshalled list for consideration of Commons reason (PDF)
15/12/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 159(a) Motion for consideration of Commons reason (PDF)
15/12/2020
Amendment papers
Commons Consideration of Lords Message as at 15 December 2020 (PDF)
14/12/2020
Ping Pong Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
14/12/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Grouping of Motions relating to Lords Message by Secretary Alok Sharma - By order of the Speaker 14 December 2020 (PDF)
11/12/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 158-I Marshalled list for consideration of Commons reasons and amendments (PDF)
11/12/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 158(a) Motions for consideration of Commons reasons and amendments (PDF)
11/12/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd regarding the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - reservation of subsidy control (PDF, 182KB)
10/12/2020
Bills
Bill 229 2019-21 (Lords insistence, non-insistence, amendments in lieu and amendments to words restored) (PDF)
10/12/2020
Bills
HL Bill 158 Commons insistences on disagreement, non-insistences on disagreement, amendment instead of words left out, consequential amendment, amendment in lieu, disagreements and reasons (PDF)
10/12/2020
Amendment papers
Commons Consideration of Lords Message as at 10 December 2020 (PDF)
10/12/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Grouping of Motions relating to Lords Message by Secretary Alok Sharma - By order of Mr Speaker, 10 December 2020 (PDF)
08/12/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 156-I Marshalled list for consideration of Commons reasons and amendments (PDF)
07/12/2020
Programme motion: House of Commons
07/12/2020
Bills
HL Bill 156 Commons reasons and amendments (PDF)
07/12/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Alok Sharma MP to Jeremy Miles AS/MS, Welsh Government, regarding subsidy control concerns (PDF, 100KB)
07/12/2020
Amendment papers
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 7 December 2020 (PDF)
07/12/2020
Will write letters
Letters from Alok Sharma MP to Michael Russell MSP, Scottish Government, regarding subsidy control concerns (VND.OPENXMLFORMATS-OFFICEDOCUMENT.WORDPROCESSINGML.DOCUMENT, 93KB)
07/12/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Grouping of Lords Amendments by Secretary Alok Sharma and selection of motions relating to Lords Amendments by the Speaker - 7 December 2020 (PDF)
04/12/2020
Briefing papers
Briefing paper on Lords Amendments
03/12/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Stevenson regarding a point raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Report Stage (second day) (PDF, 125KB)
03/12/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle regarding a question raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Report Stage (first day) (PDF, 116KB)
03/12/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness McIntosh of Pickering regarding the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Report Stage (second day) (PDF, 178KB)
02/12/2020
3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
02/12/2020
3rd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
02/12/2020
Bills
Bill 224 2019-21 (Lords Amendments to the Bill) (PDF)
02/12/2020
Explanatory Notes
Bill 224-EN 2019-21 (PDF)
01/12/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Empey regarding issues raised during the report stage (second day) of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill (PDF, 112KB)
01/12/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Ritchie regarding issues raised during the report stage (second day) of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill (PDF, 66KB)
01/12/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Neville Rolfe regarding issues raised during the Report stage (second day) of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill (PDF, 122KB)
01/12/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Baroness Penn to Lord Fox regarding issues raised during the report stage (third day) of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill (PDF, 137KB)
01/12/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan and Baroness Bloomfield to Lord Purvis of Tweed regarding issues raised during the report stage (second day) of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill (PDF, 151KB)
27/11/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 155-I Marshalled list for Third Reading (PDF)
27/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Randall regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill (second day) (PDF, 151KB)
26/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick regarding issues raised during the Report stage (first and second days) of the United Kingdom Internal Market bill (PDF, 204KB)
25/11/2020
Report: 3rd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
25/11/2020
Report: 3rd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
25/11/2020
Bills
HL Bill 155 (as amended on Report)
23/11/2020
Report: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
23/11/2020
Report: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
23/11/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 150-III(Rev) Revised third marshalled list for Report (PDF)
20/11/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 150-III Provisional third marshalled list for Report (PDF)
19/11/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 150-II(a) Amendment for Report (for Third Marshalled List) (PDF)
19/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness McIntosh regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom committee stage: who would assess the impact of distortive subsidies, and government consultation (PDF, 120KB)
18/11/2020
Report: 1st sitting: House of Lords
18/11/2020
Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
18/11/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 150-II Second Marshalled list for Report (PDF)
17/11/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 150-I(b) Amendment for Report (for Second Marshalled List) (PDF)
17/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Purvis regarding thecommittee stage: governance of the UK internal market and interaction with the ongoing Review of Intergovernmental Relations, and release of responses to the consultation (PDF, 122KB)
16/11/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 150-I(a) Amendments for Report (for Second Marshalled List) (PDF)
16/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Fox regarding questions on the relationship between state aid, Common Frameworks and the UK's approach to subsidy control after the end of the Transition Period (PDF, 188KB)
16/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Stevenson of Balmacara regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Committee stage (fourth day) (PDF, 122KB)
16/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Hayter regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (fourth day) (PDF, 129KB)
16/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Neville-Rolfe regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Committee stage (fourth day) (PDF, 67KB)
13/11/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 150-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF)
13/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Fox of Leominster regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Committee stage (fourth day) (PDF, 184KB)
12/11/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 150(c) Amendments for Report (PDF)
11/11/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 150(b) Amendments for Report (PDF)
11/11/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 150 Running list of amendments (PDF)
10/11/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 150(a) Amendments for Report (PDF)
09/11/2020
Committee: 5th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
09/11/2020
Committee: 5th sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
09/11/2020
Bills
HL Bill 150 (as amended in Committee)
05/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Finlay of Llandaff regarding issues raised during the Lords committee stage: the Competition and Markets Authority as Office for the Internal Market and trust of the devolved administrations (PDF, 114KB)
05/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Fox, Baroness Bowles and Baroness Hayter regarding issues raised during the Lords committee stage: role of the Office for the Internal Market, supporting dispute resolution, and advice and reporting (PDF, 118KB)
04/11/2020
Committee: 4th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
04/11/2020
Committee: 4th sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
04/11/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 135-V Fifth Marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
02/11/2020
Committee: 3rd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
02/11/2020
Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
02/11/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 135-IV Revised fourth marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
02/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Fox of Leominster regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day): the number of frameworks approved by the Ministerial Committee, etc. (PDF, 164KB)
02/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan, Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist and Baroness Scott of Bybrook to Lord Purvis of Tweed regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day) (PDF, 71KB)
02/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Purvis of Tweed and Lord Fox of Leominster regarding an issue raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day) (PDF, 92KB)
02/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Falconer of Thoroton regarding issues raised at the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day): universities, the sale and use of coal, private law actions (PDF, 146KB)
02/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Finlay of Llandaff regarding issues raised at the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day): the Government's public consultation, recognition of professional qualification provisions (PDF, 198KB)
02/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town regarding an issue raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day): purpose of Part 2 of the Bill, etc. (PDF, 148KB)
02/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness McIntosh regarding an issue raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day) (PDF, 158KB)
02/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Neville-Rolfe regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day): reasons for Part 2 of the Bill, etc. (PDF, 128KB)
02/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness McIntosh and Lord Stevenson regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day) (PDF, 124KB)
30/10/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 135-IV Provisional fourth marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
28/10/2020
Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
28/10/2020
Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
28/10/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 135-III Third Marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
28/10/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Hain regarding an issue raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (first day) (PDF, 87KB)
28/10/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Naseby regarding an issue raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (first day) (PDF, 83KB)
28/10/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan and Baroness Bloomfield to Lord Purvis regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (first day): the Food, Feed Safety and Hygiene Common Framework document,etc. (PDF, 117KB)
28/10/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Finlay regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (first day): marketing standards, pesticides, construction (PDF, 122KB)
27/10/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 135-II(b) Amendments for Committee (for Third Marshalled List) (PDF)
27/10/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe regarding issues raised at the second reading debate: public health implications of the Bill across the four nations of the UK (PDF, 94KB)
26/10/2020
Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
26/10/2020
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
26/10/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 135-II(a) Amendments for Committee (for Third Marshalled List) (PDF)
26/10/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 135-II Revised second marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
26/10/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord True to Lord German regarding points raised at the: in relation to the power the Bill confers on the UK Government to provide financial assistance (PDF, 152KB)
26/10/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord True to Lord Morris of Aberavon regarding points raised at the l second reading debate: powers to provide financial assistance, the Bill's reservation of subsidy control and its implications (PDF, 159KB)
26/10/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Fox regarding issues raised at the second reading debate: professional qualifications and Welsh lamb producers' trading across the UK (PDF, 39KB)
26/10/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord True to Baroness Hayman of Ullock regarding points raised at the second reading debate: in relation to environmental standards (PDF, 159KB)
26/10/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Quin regarding a question raised at the second reading debate: the automotive sector and international law (PDF, 37KB)
25/10/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Palmer regarding issues raised at the second reading debate: dispute resolution concerning internal market matters (PDF, 83KB)
25/10/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Purvis of Tweed regarding an issue raised at the second reading debate: the position of English suppliers of barley selling to Scottish distiller (PDF, 74KB)
25/10/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Wallace of Tankerness regarding an issue raised in the second reading debate: why HM Government is not replicating the legitimate aims under Article 36 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (PDF, 84KB)
25/10/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Neville-Rolfe regarding an issue raised at the second reading debate: why the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is best placed to host the new Office for the Internal Market (PDF, 82KB)
23/10/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 135-II Provisional second marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
22/10/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 135-I(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
21/10/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 135-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
20/10/2020
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
20/10/2020
2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
20/10/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 135(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
09/10/2020
Library Notes
United Kingdom Internal Market Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
30/09/2020
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
30/09/2020
1st reading (Hansard): House of Lords
30/09/2020
Bills
HL Bill 135 (as introduced)
30/09/2020
Explanatory Notes
HL Bill 135 Explanatory Notes
30/09/2020
Delegated Powers Memoranda
United Kingdom Internal Market Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF)
30/09/2020
Bills
HL Bill 135 (Correction) (PDF)
30/09/2020
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 29 September 2020 (PDF)
29/09/2020
3rd reading: House of Commons
29/09/2020
Report stage: House of Commons
29/09/2020
Amendment papers
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 29 September 2020 (PDF)
29/09/2020
Amendment papers
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 29 September 2020 - (large print) (PDF)
29/09/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Mr Speaker (PDF)
28/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 25 September 2020 (PDF)
25/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 24 September 2020
25/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 24 September 2020 (PDF)
24/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 23 September 2020 (PDF)
23/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 22 September 2020 (PDF)
22/09/2020
Committee stage: House of Commons
22/09/2020
Bills
Bill 185 2019-21 (as amended in Committee) (PDF)
22/09/2020
Bills
Bill 185 2019-21 (as amended in Committee) - (large print) (PDF)
22/09/2020
Amendment papers
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 22 September 2020 (PDF)
22/09/2020
Amendment papers
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 22 September 2020 - (large print) (PDF)
22/09/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (Day 4) (PDF)
21/09/2020
Amendment papers
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 21 September 2020 (PDF)
21/09/2020
Amendment papers
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 21 September 2020 - (large print) (PDF)
21/09/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (Day 3) (PDF)
18/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 17 September 2020 (PDF)
17/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 16 September 2020 (PDF)
16/09/2020
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
All proceedings up to 15 September 2020 at Public Bill Committee Stage (PDF)
16/09/2020
Amendment papers
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 16 September 2020 (PDF)
16/09/2020
Amendment papers
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 16 September 2020 - (large print) (PDF)
16/09/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (Day 2) (PDF)
15/09/2020
Amendment papers
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 15 September 2020 (PDF)
15/09/2020
Amendment papers
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 15 September 2020 - (large print) (PDF)
15/09/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (Day 1) (PDF)
14/09/2020
2nd reading: House of Commons
14/09/2020
Money resolution: House of Commons
14/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 11 September 2020 (PDF)
11/09/2020
Briefing papers
Briefing Paper on Second Reading
11/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 10 September 2020 (PDF)
10/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 9 September 2020 (PDF)
09/09/2020
1st reading: House of Commons
09/09/2020
Bills
Bill 177 2019-21 (as introduced) (PDF)
09/09/2020
Bills
Bill 177 2019-21 - (large print) (PDF)
09/09/2020
Explanatory Notes
Bill 177-EN 2019-21 (PDF)
09/09/2020
Explanatory Notes
Bill 177-EN 2019-21 - (large print) (PDF)
09/09/2020
Impact Assessments
Impact Assessment from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) (PDF)
09/09/2020
Delegated Powers Memoranda
Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) (PDF)