Evictions (Universal Credit) Bill 2021-22


place a duty on the Secretary of State to prevent the evictions of Universal Credit claimants in rent arrears; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)

What is this Bill?

The Evictions (Universal Credit) Bill was a Presentation Bill tabled by Chris Stephens.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

No. This Bill is not under active consideration by Parliament, as it was introduced during the previous 2021-22 Session.

Whose idea is this Bill?

As a Private Members' Bill, this Bill represents the individual initiative of an MP (Chris Stephens), 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?

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?

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: Friday 6th May 2022 - 2nd reading (Commons)

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 40%

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

06/05/2022
2nd reading (Commons)
21/06/2021
1st reading (Commons)