Climate and Nature Bill 2023-24

require the United Kingdom to achieve climate and nature targets; to give the Secretary of State a duty to implement a strategy to achieve those targets; to establish a Climate and Nature Assembly to advise the Secretary of State in creating that strategy; to give duties to the Committee on Climate Change and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee regarding the strategy and targets; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)

What is this Bill?

The Climate and Nature Bill is a Presentation Bill tabled by Alex Sobel.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

Yes. This Bill was introduced on 21 March 2024 and is currently before Parliament.

Whose idea is this Bill?

As a Private Members' Bill, this Bill represents the individual initiative of an MP (Alex Sobel), 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

Sponsor: Alex Sobel (LAB)

Official Bill Page

Next Event: Friday 21st June 2024 - 2nd reading
Order Paper number: 48
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

Last Event: Thursday 21st March 2024 - 1st reading (Commons)

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 20%

Latest Key documents

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

21st June 2024
2nd reading (Commons)
15th May 2024
Bill 192 2023-24 (as introduced)
21st March 2024
1st reading (Commons)