Local Government (Disqualification) Act 2022


make provision about the grounds on which a person is disqualified from being elected to, or holding, certain positions in local government in England.

Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)

What is this Bill?

The Local Government (Disqualification) Act 2022 was a Ballot Bill tabled by Paul Beresford that became an Act of Parliament.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

No. This Bill was introduced on 16 June 2021 and became an Act of Parliament on 28 April 2022.

Whose idea is this Bill?

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

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: Act of Parliament, Ballot Bill, Private Members Bill, Process of a Bill

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons Completed
Lords Completed
Royal Assent

Latest Key documents

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

28/04/2022
Royal Assent (Commons)
28/04/2022
Act of Parliament
Local Government (Disqualification) Act 2022 (c. 17)
01/04/2022
3rd reading (Lords)
21/03/2022
Order of Commitment discharged
04/03/2022
2nd reading (Lords)
01/02/2022
Briefing papers
Local Government (Disqualification) Bill
18/01/2022
Explanatory Notes
HL Bill 94 Explanatory Notes
17/01/2022
1st reading (Lords)
17/01/2022
Bill
HL Bill 94 (as brought from the Commons)
17/01/2022
Minutes of Proceedings
Minutes of Proceedings
17/01/2022
Lords Hansard
Lords Hansard
14/01/2022
Report stage (Commons)
14/01/2022
Amendment Paper
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 14 January 2022
14/01/2022
Bill proceedings: Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 14 January 2022
14/01/2022
Selection of amendments: Commons
Speakers’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 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
10/12/2021
Amendment Paper
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 10 December 2021
09/12/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 9 December 2021
01/12/2021
Committee stage (Commons)
01/12/2021
Bill proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 1 December 2021
01/12/2021
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 1 December 2021
09/11/2021
Briefing papers
Briefing Paper on the Bill
22/10/2021
2nd reading (Commons)
22/10/2021
Commons Hansard Daily Report
2nd reading - Commons Hansard link
14/10/2021
Bill
Bill 29 2021-22 (as introduced)
14/10/2021
Bill
Bill 29 2021-22 (as introduced) - large print
14/10/2021
Explanatory Notes
Bill 29 EN 2021-22
14/10/2021
Explanatory Notes
Bill 29 EN 2021-22 - large print
14/10/2021
Delegated Powers Memorandum
Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
14/10/2021
Impact Assessments
Impact Assessment from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
16/06/2021
1st reading (Commons)