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 (Commons)
17/12/2020
Act of Parliament
United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020 (c. 27)
17/12/2020
Bill proceedings: Commons
Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Message as at 16 December 2020
16/12/2020
Consideration of Lords amendments (Commons)
16/12/2020
Bill
Bill 234 2019-21 (Lords non-insistence and amendments in lieu)
16/12/2020
Bill proceedings: Commons
Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Message as at 15 December 2020
16/12/2020
Amendment Paper
Commons Consideration of Lords Message as at 16 December 2020
16/12/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Consideration of Lords Message - selection and grouping (PDF)
16/12/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Consideration of Lords Message - selection and grouping
15/12/2020
Consideration of Commons amendments (Lords)
15/12/2020
Consideration of Lords amendments (Commons)
15/12/2020
Bill
Bill 230 2019-21 (Lords non-insistence, amendments in lieu and amendment to words restored to the Bill)
15/12/2020
Bill
HL Bill 159 Commons reason
15/12/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 159-I Marshalled list for consideration of Commons reason
15/12/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 159(a) Motion for consideration of Commons reason
15/12/2020
Amendment Paper
Commons Consideration of Lords Message as at 15 December 2020
14/12/2020
Consideration of Commons amendments (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
11/12/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 158-I Marshalled list for consideration of Commons reasons and amendments
11/12/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 158(a) Motions for consideration of Commons reasons and amendments
11/12/2020
Bill proceedings: Commons
Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Message as at 10 December 2020
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
10/12/2020
Consideration of Lords amendments (Commons)
10/12/2020
Bill
Bill 229 2019-21 (Lords insistence, non-insistence, amendments in lieu and amendments to words restored)
10/12/2020
Bill
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
10/12/2020
Amendment Paper
Commons Consideration of Lords Message as at 10 December 2020
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)
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
09/12/2020
Consideration of Commons amendments (Lords)
09/12/2020
Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures
Legislative Consent Motion not approved by the Senedd on 8 December 2020
08/12/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 156-I Marshalled list for consideration of Commons reasons and amendments
08/12/2020
Bill proceedings: Commons
Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments - 7 December 2020
07/12/2020
Consideration of Lords amendments (Commons)
07/12/2020
Programme motion
07/12/2020
Bill
HL Bill 156 Commons reasons and amendments
07/12/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Alok Sharma MP to Jeremy Miles AS/MS, Welsh Government, regarding subsidy control concerns
07/12/2020
Amendment Paper
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 7 December 2020
07/12/2020
Will write letters
Letters from Alok Sharma MP to Michael Russell MSP, Scottish Government, regarding subsidy control concerns
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)
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
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)
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)
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)
02/12/2020
3rd reading (Lords)
02/12/2020
Bill
Bill 224 2019-21 (Lords Amendments to the Bill)
02/12/2020
Explanatory Notes
Bill 224-EN 2019-21
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
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
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
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
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
27/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 155-I Marshalled list for Third Reading
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)
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
25/11/2020
Bill
HL Bill 155 (as amended on Report)
23/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 150-III(Rev) Revised third marshalled list for Report
20/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 150-III Provisional third marshalled list for Report
19/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 150-II(a) Amendment for Report (for Third Marshalled List)
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
18/11/2020
Report stage (Lords)
18/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 150-II Second Marshalled list for Report
18/11/2020
Select Committee report
29th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
17/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 150-I(b) Amendment for Report (for Second Marshalled List)
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
16/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 150-I(a) Amendments for Report (for Second Marshalled List)
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
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)
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)
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)
13/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 150-I Marshalled list for Report
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)
12/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 150(c) Amendments for Report
11/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 150(b) Amendments for Report
11/11/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 150 Running list of amendments (PDF)
10/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 150(a) Amendments for Report
09/11/2020
Bill
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
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
04/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 135-V Fifth Marshalled list for Committee
04/11/2020
Select Committee report
26th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
02/11/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 135-IV Revised fourth marshalled list for Committee
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.
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)
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)
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
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
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.
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)
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.
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)
30/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 135-IV Provisional fourth marshalled list for Committee
28/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 135-III Third Marshalled list for Committee
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)
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)
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.
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
27/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 135-II(b) Amendments for Committee (for Third Marshalled List)
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
26/10/2020
Committee stage (Lords)
26/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 135-II(a) Amendments for Committee (for Third Marshalled List)
26/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 135-II Revised second marshalled list for Committee
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
23/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 135-II Provisional second marshalled list for Committee
22/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 135-I(a) Amendments for Committee
21/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 135-I Marshalled list for Committee
20/10/2020
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 135(a) Amendments for Committee
19/10/2020
2nd reading (Lords)
16/10/2020
Select Committee report
14th Report of the European Union Committee
16/10/2020
Select Committee report
17th Report of the Select Committee on the Constitution
09/10/2020
Library Notes
United Kingdom Internal Market Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
08/10/2020
Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures
Legislative consent memorandum lodged by the Scottish Government with the Scottish Parliament
08/10/2020
Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures
Letter of 8 October 2020 from the Clerk/Chief Executive of the Scottish Parliament on legislative consent
30/09/2020
1st reading (Lords)
30/09/2020
Bill
HL Bill 135 (as introduced)
30/09/2020
Explanatory Notes
HL Bill 135 Explanatory Notes
30/09/2020
Delegated Powers Memorandum
United Kingdom Internal Market Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum
30/09/2020
Bill
HL Bill 135 (Correction)
30/09/2020
Bill proceedings: Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 29 September 2020
29/09/2020
3rd reading (Commons)
29/09/2020
Report stage (Commons)
29/09/2020
Programme motion
29/09/2020
Amendment Paper
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 29 September 2020
29/09/2020
Amendment Paper
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 29 September 2020 - (large print)
29/09/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Mr Speaker (PDF)
29/09/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Mr Speaker
28/09/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 25 September 2020
25/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 24 September 2020
25/09/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 24 September 2020
24/09/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 23 September 2020
24/09/2020
Human rights memorandum
Human Rights Memorandum from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
23/09/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 22 September 2020
23/09/2020
Bill proceedings: Commons
All proceedings at Committee of the whole House Stage
22/09/2020
Bill
Bill 185 2019-21 (as amended in Committee)
22/09/2020
Bill
Bill 185 2019-21 (as amended in Committee) - (large print)
22/09/2020
Amendment Paper
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 22 September 2020
22/09/2020
Amendment Paper
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 22 September 2020 - (large print)
22/09/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (Day 4) (PDF)
22/09/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (Day 4)
21/09/2020
Amendment Paper
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 21 September 2020
21/09/2020
Amendment Paper
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 21 September 2020 - (large print)
21/09/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (Day 3) (PDF)
21/09/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (Day 3)
18/09/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 17 September 2020
17/09/2020
Select Committee report
24th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
17/09/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 16 September 2020
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 Paper
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 16 September 2020
16/09/2020
Amendment Paper
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 16 September 2020 - (large print)
16/09/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (Day 2) (PDF)
16/09/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (Day 2)
15/09/2020
Committee stage (Commons)
15/09/2020
Amendment Paper
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 15 September 2020
15/09/2020
Amendment Paper
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 15 September 2020 - (large print)
15/09/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (Day 1) (PDF)
15/09/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (Day 1)
14/09/2020
2nd reading (Commons)
14/09/2020
Programme motion
14/09/2020
Money resolution
14/09/2020
Relevant documents
Legal Statement from HM Government
14/09/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 11 September 2020
11/09/2020
Briefing papers
Briefing Paper on Second Reading
11/09/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 10 September 2020
10/09/2020
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 9 September 2020
09/09/2020
1st reading (Commons)
09/09/2020
Bill
Bill 177 2019-21 (as introduced)
09/09/2020
Bill
Bill 177 2019-21 - (large print)
09/09/2020
Explanatory Notes
Bill 177-EN 2019-21
09/09/2020
Explanatory Notes
Bill 177-EN 2019-21 - (large print)
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)
09/09/2020
Impact Assessments
Impact Assessment from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
09/09/2020
Delegated Powers Memorandum
Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)