Children (Access to Treatment) Bill 2021-22


make provision about children's access to medical services; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)

What is this Bill?

The Children (Access to Treatment) Bill is a Presentation Bill tabled by Bambos Charalambous.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

Yes. This Bill was introduced on 15 July 2021 and is currently before Parliament.

Whose idea is this Bill?

As a Private Members' Bill, this Bill represents the individual initiative of an MP (Bambos Charalambous), not the Government.

What type of Bill is this?

A Presentation Bill can be tabled by any MP after the fifth Wednesday of the Session. There is no limit to the number of Presentation Bills an individual MP may table.

So is this going to become a law?

Presentation Bills are extremely unlikely to become law. Unless the Bill receives unanimous support from MPs and can pass 2nd Reading in the Commons without debate, it will not proceed further in the Bill process.

Would you like to know more?

See these Glossary articles for more information: Presentation Bill, Private Members Bill, Process of a Bill

Official Bill Page

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

Last Event: 19 Nov 2021 - 2nd reading (Commons)

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 40%

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

19/11/2021
2nd reading (Commons)
15/07/2021
1st reading (Commons)