Building Safety Bill 2021-22


make provision about the safety of people in or about buildings and the standard of buildings, to amend the Architects Act 1997, and to amend provision about complaints made to a housing ombudsman.

What is this Bill?

The Building Safety Bill is a Government Bill tabled by a Minister of the Crown.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

Yes. This Bill was introduced on 05 July 2021 and is currently before Parliament.

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.

What type of Bill is this?

Government Bills are technically Presentation Bills, but the Government can use its legislative time to ensure the schedule of debates to scrutinise the Bill.

So is this going to become a law?

Though the Bill can be amended from its original form, the Bill will almost certainly be enacted in law before the end of the Session, or will be carried over to the subsequent Session.

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: Government Bills, Process of a Bill

Official Bill Page Initial Explanatory Notes Initial Briefing papers All Bill Debates Debates Contributors

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

Last Event: 19 Jan 2022 - 3rd reading (Commons)

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons Completed

Latest Key documents

Bill Debate
21/07/2021
Briefing paper
17/01/2022
Explanatory Note
05/07/2021

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

19/01/2022
3rd reading (Commons)
19/01/2022
Report stage (Commons)
19/01/2022
Programme motion
19/01/2022
Amendment Paper
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 19 January 2022
19/01/2022
Bill proceedings: Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 19 January 2022
19/01/2022
Amendment Paper
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 19 January 2022 - large print
19/01/2022
Selection of amendments: Commons
Speaker’s provisional grouping and selection of Amendments - 19 January 2022
18/01/2022
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 18 January 2022
17/01/2022
Briefing papers
Briefing Paper on Committee Stage
17/01/2022
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 17 January 2022
14/01/2022
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 14 January 2022
13/01/2022
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 13 January 2022
12/01/2022
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 12 January 2022
11/01/2022
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 11 January 2022
07/01/2022
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 7 January 2022
06/01/2022
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 6 January 2022
31/12/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 31 December 2021
17/12/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 17 December 2021
16/12/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 16 December 2021
15/12/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 15 December 2021
15/12/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 15 December 2021
14/12/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 14 December 2021
13/12/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 13 December 2021
10/12/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 10 December 2021
09/12/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 9 December 2021
02/12/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 2 December 2021
30/11/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 30 November 2021
29/11/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 29 November 2021
26/11/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 26 November 2021
23/11/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 23 November 2021
17/11/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 17 November 2021
16/11/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 16 November 2021
12/11/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 12 November 2021
10/11/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 10 November 2021
02/11/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 2 November 2021
27/10/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Fire Sector Federation (BSB53)
27/10/2021
Bill
Bill 177 2021-22 (as amended in Committee)
27/10/2021
Bill
Bill 177 2021-22 (as amended in Committee) - large print
27/10/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Competence Steering Group (BSB51)
27/10/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Association of Consultant Approved Inspectors (ACAI) (BSB52)
27/10/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) (BSB54)
27/10/2021
Bill proceedings: Commons
All proceedings up to 26 October 2021 at Public Bill Committee Stage
26/10/2021
Amendment Paper
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 26 October 2021
25/10/2021
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee
22/10/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) (BSB50)
22/10/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 22 October 2021
22/10/2021
Bill proceedings: Commons
All proceedings up to 21 October 2021 at Public Bill Committee Stage
21/10/2021
Amendment Paper
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 21 October 2021
20/10/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by BRE (supplementary submission) (BSB36)
20/10/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by CICAIR Ltd (BSB37)
20/10/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Get it Right Initiative (GIRI) (BSB41)
20/10/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Andrew Brookes, Anthony Gold Solicitors LLP (BSB47)
20/10/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Joule Group (BSB48)
20/10/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Construction Industry Council (supplementary submission) (BSB35)
20/10/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Henry Grala, on behalf of Drayton Park Residential Group (further submission) (BSB38)
20/10/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Consensus Business Group and Estates & Management Limited (joint submission) (BSB39)
20/10/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by UK Certification Authority for Reinforcing Steels (CARES) (BSB40)
20/10/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the London Borough of Camden (BSB42)
20/10/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Jennifer Melmore (BSB43)
20/10/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the National Housing Federation (supplementary submission) (BSB44)
20/10/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Mayor of London (BSB45)
20/10/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Building Safety Alliance (BSB46)
20/10/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) (BSB49)
20/10/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 20 October 2021
20/10/2021
Bill proceedings: Commons
All proceedings up to 19 October 2021 at Public Bill Committee Stage
20/10/2021
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee
19/10/2021
Amendment Paper
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 19 October 2021
19/10/2021
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee
15/10/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 15 October 2021
24/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Dr Mark Azavedo (BSB34)
24/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by AXA UK (BSB33)
24/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 24 September 2021
24/09/2021
Bill proceedings: Commons
All proceedings up to 23 September 2021 at Public Bill Committee Stage
23/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 23 September 2021
22/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by FirstPort (BSB28)
22/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by London Councils (BSB30)
22/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Henry Grala, on behalf of Drayton Park residential Group (BSB29)
22/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Local Government Association (BSB31)
22/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by NAPIT (BSB32)
22/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 22 September 2021
22/09/2021
Bill proceedings: Commons
All proceedings up to 21 September 2021 at Public Bill Committee Stage
22/09/2021
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 23 September
22/09/2021
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 23 September
21/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 21 September 2021
20/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 20 September 2021
20/09/2021
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee
17/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Zurich Insurance (BSB21)
17/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) (BSB22)
17/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Long Harbour Ltd and HomeGround Management Ltd (BSB24)
17/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Steve Day (campaigner on the Polluter Pays principle) (BSB25)
17/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the London Fire Brigade (BSB23)
17/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by The Institute of Residential Property Management Ltd (BSB26)
17/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Justin Bates, Barrister at Landmark Chambers and Editor of the Encyclopaedia of Housing Law (supplementary submission) (BSB27)
17/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 17 September 2021
17/09/2021
Bill proceedings: Commons
All proceedings up to 16 September 2021 at Public Bill Committee Stage
16/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 16 September 2021
15/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 15 September 2021
15/09/2021
Bill proceedings: Commons
All proceedings up to 14 September 2021 at Public Bill Committee Stage
15/09/2021
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee
14/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 14 September 2021
13/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Architects Registration Board (BSB08)
13/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Alison Hills (BSB11)
13/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Town & Country Planning Association (BSB13)
13/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSB16)
13/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the National Housing Federation (BSB20)
13/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Elizabeth Mollatt (BSB01)
13/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Paul Bullock (BSB02)
13/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Josh Botfield (BSB03)
13/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Amanda Gourlay (BSB04)
13/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Local Authority Building Control (BSB05)
13/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Albanwise Wallace Estates Limited, Wallace Partnership Group Limited (BSB06)
13/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Gerald Kennedy (BSB07)
13/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Electrical Safety First (BSB09)
13/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Association of Residential Managing Agents Ltd (ARMA) (BSB10)
13/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by L&Q (BSB12)
13/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the British Property Federation (BSB14)
13/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the U.K. Cladding Action Group and End Our Cladding Scandal (joint submission) (BSB15)
13/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by Peter L Caplehorn, Chief Executive, Construction Products Association (BSB17)
13/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by NHBC (BSB18)
13/09/2021
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) (BSB19)
13/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 13 September 2021
10/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 10 September 2021
10/09/2021
Bill proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 9 September 2021
09/09/2021
Committee stage (Commons)
09/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 9 September 2021
08/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 8 September 2021
07/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 7 September 2021
02/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 2 September 2021
19/08/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 19 August 2021
23/07/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 23 July 2021
22/07/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 22 July 2021
22/07/2021
Press notices
Have your say on the Building Safety Bill
21/07/2021
2nd reading (Commons)
21/07/2021
Ways and Means resolution
21/07/2021
Programme motion
21/07/2021
Money resolution
21/07/2021
Commons Hansard Daily Report
2nd reading - Commons Hansard link
08/07/2021
Briefing papers
Briefing paper on Second Reading
05/07/2021
1st reading (Commons)
05/07/2021
Bill
Bill 139 2021-22 (as introduced)
05/07/2021
Bill
Bill 139 2021-22 (as introduced) - large print
05/07/2021
Explanatory Notes
Bill 139 EN 2021-22
05/07/2021
Explanatory Notes
Bill 139 EN 2021-22 - large print
05/07/2021
Impact Assessments
Impact Assessment from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
05/07/2021
Delegated Powers Memorandum
Memorandum concerning the Delegated Powers in the Bill for the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee