make provision for requiring public bodies to act in pursuit of the United Kingdom’s environmental, social, economic and cultural wellbeing by meeting wellbeing objectives, publishing future generations impact assessments, accounting for preventative spending, and through public services contracts; to establish a Commissioner for Future Generations for the United Kingdom; to establish a Joint Parliamentary Committee on Future Generations; to require companies to consider the impact of their activities on the United Kingdom’s wellbeing; and for connected purposes.
The Wellbeing of Future Generations (No. 2) Bill was a Ten Minute Rule Bill tabled by Caroline Lucas.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 (Caroline Lucas), not the Government.What type of Bill is this?
A Ten Minute Rule Bill is a process of tabling a bill, where an MP has 10 minutes to advocate for their legislation to the Commons and the Minister responsible.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?
Bill Progession through Parliament