Status of Workers Bill [HL] 2021-22


make provision for the creation of a single status for workers by amending the meaning of “employee”, “worker”, “employer” and related expressions in the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992, the Employment Rights Act 1996 and cognate legislation; and for connected purposes

Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)

What is this Bill?

The Status of Workers Bill [HL] was a Lords Private Members' Bill tabled by Lord Hendy.

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 Member of the House of Lords (Lord Hendy), not the Government.

What type of Bill is this?

Lords Private Members' Bills can be tabled by any member, at any time during the Session. A number of Lords may win ballot slots to receive precedence in the Lords.

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: Private Members Bill, Process of a Bill

Sponsor: Lord Hendy (LAB)

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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

Lords Completed
Commons - 40%

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