require the Secretary of State to publish proposals for a compensation scheme for veterans who have experienced ill health as a result of exposure to radiation while on active service.
The Nuclear Veterans (Compensation) Bill is a Presentation Bill tabled by Owen Thompson.Is this Bill currently before Parliament?
Yes. This Bill was introduced on 11 December 2023 and is currently before Parliament.Whose idea is this Bill?
As a Private Members' Bill, this Bill represents the individual initiative of an MP (Owen Thompson), 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?
Next Event: Friday 15th March 2024 - 2nd reading
Order Paper number: 16
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)
Last Event: Monday 11th December 2023 - 1st reading (Commons)
Bill Progession through Parliament