Charities Bill [HL] 2021-22


amend the Charities Act 2011 and the Universities and College Estates Act 1925; and for connected purposes

What is this Bill?

The Charities Bill [HL] is a Government Bill tabled by a Minister of the Crown.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

Yes. This Bill was introduced on 26 May 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 Initial Library Notes All Bill Debates Debates Contributors

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

Last Event: 18 Jan 2022 - Money resolution

Bill Progession through Parliament

Lords Completed
Commons - 20%

Latest Key documents

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

20/01/2022
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 20 January 2022
18/01/2022
Second reading committee
18/01/2022
Money resolution
14/01/2022
Briefing papers
Briefing Paper on the Bill
11/01/2022
1st reading (Commons)
11/01/2022
Bill
Bill 223 2021-22 (as brought from the House of Lords)
11/01/2022
Explanatory Notes
Bill 223 EN 2021-22
10/01/2022
3rd reading (Lords)
15/12/2021
Bill
HL Bill 86 (as amended on Report)
14/12/2021
Report stage (Lords)
10/12/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 68-I Marshalled list for Report
08/12/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 68 Running list of amendments
08/12/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 68(b) Amendments for Report
24/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 68(a) Amendment for Report
18/11/2021
Committee stage (Lords)
18/11/2021
Bill
HL Bill 68 (as amended in Special Public Bill Committee)
16/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 17-I Marshalled list of amendments for Special Public Bill Committee
10/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 17 Running list of amendments
10/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 17(d) Amendments for Special Public Bill Committee
02/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 17 Running list of amendments
02/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 17(c) Amendments for Special Public Bill Committee
20/07/2021
Select Committee report
5th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
19/07/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 17 Running list of amendments
19/07/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 17(b) Amendments for Special Public Bill Committee
14/07/2021
2nd reading (Lords)
14/07/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 17(a) Amendment for Special Public Bill Committee
07/07/2021
Second reading committee
02/06/2021
Library Notes
Charities Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
27/05/2021
Delegated Powers Memorandum
Charities Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum
27/05/2021
Impact Assessments
De Minimis Assessment from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
26/05/2021
1st reading (Lords)
26/05/2021
Bill
HL Bill 17 (as introduced)
26/05/2021
Explanatory Notes
HL Bill 17 Explanatory Notes
26/05/2021
Lords Hansard
Lords Hansard
26/05/2021
Minutes of Proceedings
Minutes of Proceedings