Private Members' Bills of the 2014-15 Session


Private Members' Bills can be tabled by any backbench Member of Parliament, or member of the House of Lords. Around 150 Private Members' Bills are tabled each session, of which around 7 succeed in becoming Acts of Parliament depending on Session length.

Private Members' Bills can be introduced as Presentation Bills, Ballot Bills or Ten Minute Bills

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Royal Assent (10)Ping Pong (0)Second House (2)Completed Committee (0)Passed Second Reading (30)Initial stage (124)


10 Bills received Royal Assent

These Bills are enacted into law as Acts of Parliament following completion of the Bill Process.
Acts of Parliament come into effect at midnight following Royal Assent, unless a date is specified within the Act.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 26th March 2015 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision about the safety of health and social care services in England; to make provision about the integration of information relating to users of health and social care services in England; to make provision about the sharing of information relating to an individual for the purposes of providing that individual with health or social care services in England; to make provision for removing individuals convicted of certain offences from the registers kept by the regulatory bodies for health and social care professions; to make provision about the objectives of the regulatory bodies for health and social care professions and the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care; to make provision about the disposal of cases concerning a person’s fitness to practise a health or social care profession; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 26th March 2015 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision about the handling of complaints by the Health Service Commissioner for England; to require the Commissioner to notify a complainant of the reason for the delay if the investigation of the complaint is not concluded within a twelve month period; to require the Commissioner to lay before Parliament an annual report giving details of how long investigations of complaints have taken to be concluded and progress towards meeting a target of concluding investigations within a twelve month period; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 26th March 2015 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision empowering the House of Lords to expel or suspend members.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 26th March 2015 and was enacted into law.


Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill, it received Royal Assent on 26 March. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 26th March 2015 and was enacted into law.


Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 26 March. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law). A Bill to make provision about the inclusion at local authority meetings of observances that are, and about powers of local authorities in relation to events that to any extent are, religious or related to a religious or philosophical belief.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 26th March 2015 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision about the procedure for conducting investigations under Part 3 of the Local Government Act 1974; and to make provision for cases where an authority to which that Part applies takes a decision that affects the holding of an event for a reason relating to health or safety.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 26th March 2015 and was enacted into law.


This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 26th March 2015 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to place a duty on local authorities to keep a register of individuals and community groups who have expressed an interest in acquiring land to bring forward self-build and custom-build projects and to take account of and make provision for the interests of those on such registers in developing their housing initiatives and their local plans; to allow volume house builders to include self-build and custom-build projects as contributing towards their affordable housing obligations, when in partnership for this purpose with a Registered Social Landlord; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 26th March 2015 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision for an offence in respect of specialist printing equipment and related materials; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 26th March 2015 and was enacted into law.


2 Bills progressing in the second house

These Bills have completed the Bill Process in the first house and are now within the Bill Process of the Second House. Once the Second House has added their own amendments, the Bill will move to the Ping Pong phase of exchanging amendments.


A bill to amend the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 and make provision in connection with financial settlements following divorce.

Lords Completed

Last Event - 3rd Reading: House Of Lords
Wednesday 18th March 2015

Lords Completed
Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 26th January 2015

30 Bills progressed beyond Second Reading in the first house

These bills have passed the first substantive debate on the initial draft of the Bill (Second Reading) and are now in the process of review and amendment of bill text by a Bill Committee. For the Commons, Bill Committees are formed of around 20 MPs, whereas in the Lords, a Committee of the Whole House is usually formed.

For Commons Private Members Bills, the most difficult hurdle is to pass Second Reading, due to lack of time for the debate. Since 1986, every Government Bill has passed Second Reading.


Commons - 60%

Last Event - Committee Debate: 2nd Sitting: House Of Commons
Wednesday 29th October 2014

A Bill To enable competent adults who are terminally ill to be provided at their request with specified assistance to end their own life; and for connected purposes.

Lords - 60%

Last Event - Committee: 2nd Sitting: House Of Lords
Friday 16th January 2015

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 16th January 2015

A Bill to make provision to enhance the protection available for bat habitats in the non-built environment and to limit the protection for bat habitats in the built environment where the presence of bats has a significant adverse impact upon the users of buildings.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 16th January 2015

Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - took place on 12 December.Committee stage - line by line examination of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled. A Bill to provide certain protections for persons who live together as a couple or have lived together as a couple; and to make provision about the property of deceased persons who are survived by a cohabitant; and for connected purposes.

Lords - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Lords
Friday 12th December 2014

A Bill to restrict the height, number, location and operation of wind turbines situated off shore within twenty miles of the coast; to restrict subsidies available for such turbines; and to make provision regulating the length, location and environmental impact of cables connecting such turbines to the national grid; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 16th January 2015

A Bill to make provision for rules relating to the exclusion of convicted prisoners from participation in Parliamentary and Local Elections.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 5th December 2014

A Bill to make provision about the meeting by the United Kingdom of the target for defence expenditure to constitute a minimum of 2% of Gross Domestic Product; to make provision that the definition of defence expenditure is subject to independent verification; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 9th January 2015

A Bill To amend the Equality Act 2010 to improve access to public buildings; and to introduce six and twelve inch rules for step-free access.

Lords - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Lords
Friday 21st November 2014

A Bill to make provision for an open list system for elections to the European Parliament.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 9th January 2015

A Bill to make provision for the holding of a referendum in the United Kingdom and Gibraltar on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 17th October 2014

A Bill to repeal the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 6th March 2015

A Bill to require professional and semi-professional football clubs in England to disclose the identity of their owners; to give the Football Association powers to block the ownership of a club by anyone whom they consider is not a fit and proper person; to require all creditors of a football club to be compensated equally should the club go into administration; to facilitate the raising by supporters’ organisations of the finance required to acquire a controlling stake in a football club; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 7th November 2014

A Bill to make provision to exclude from the United Kingdom foreign nationals found guilty of a criminal offence committed in the United Kingdom.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 6th March 2015

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 12th September 2014

A Bill to make provision for a national referendum on whether the proposed construction of the HS2 railway should be supported financially by the UK taxpayer.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 23rd January 2015

A Bill to make provision for criminal sanctions against those who have entered the UK illegally or who have remained in the UK without legal authority.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 24th October 2014

A Bill to re-establish the Secretary of State’s legal duty to provide national health services in England; to amend the provisions of the Health and Social Care Act 2012 relating to Monitor; to repeal the regulations made under section 75 of that Act; to make other amendments to the provisions in that Act relating to competition and provision of private health services; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 60%

Last Event - Committee Debate: 7th Sitting: House Of Commons
Tuesday 3rd March 2015

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to take steps to secure licences for off-patent drugs in new indications; to require the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence to conduct technology appraisals for off-patent drugs in new indications; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 7th November 2014

A Bill to make provision to facilitate an increase in the registration of voters resident overseas who are eligible to participate in United Kingdom Parliamentary elections; to extend the criteria for eligibility to register as an overseas voter and to enable those registered as overseas voters to cast their votes through use of the internet; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 23rd January 2015
Introduced: 9th June 2014

A Bill to repeal section 13 of the Defamation Act 1996.

Lords - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Lords
Friday 27th June 2014

A Bill to amend Schedule 5 of the Scotland Act 1998 to exclude from the reservations certain provisions relating to parking; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 5th September 2014

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 7th November 2014

A Bill to make provision to ensure that pupils with a parent with a terminal or seriously disabling illness receive priority in the admissions process to maintained schools in England.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 7th November 2014

A Bill to protect tenants against retaliatory eviction; to amend the law on notices requiring possession relating to assured shorthold tenancies; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 28th November 2014

A Bill to make provision regarding arrangements for children involved in court proceedings; to make provision about the transparency, administration and accountability of courts and case conferences; to require the Secretary of State to report to Parliament annually on the number of prisoners who have exceeded their tariff and have not been released because they do not admit guilt; to extend the Criminal Cases Review Commission’s powers to obtain information; to make provision about consumer complaints in markets for public services; to amend certain sections of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 relating to contracts; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 17th October 2014

A Bill to make provision to ensure that the United Kingdom has absolute control over the right to prevent non-UK citizens from entering the United Kingdom; to determine the circumstances in which non-UK citizens may be required to leave the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 9th January 2015

A Bill to make provision for the cessation of subsidies for the development of wind farms.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 6th March 2015

A Bill to limit the application of the EU Working Time Directive; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 23rd January 2015

A Bill to limit the use of zero-hours contracts; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 21st November 2014

124 Bills in initial stages

These bills have been laid before Parliament, but have not begun the Bill Process. A Short Title and Long Title (summary) of the Bill will have been provided, though a full text of the Bill may not have been tabled.

For Commons Private Members' Bills, unless a high position on the Order Paper has been secured for the Second Reading Debate (or unanimous consent is expected), it is unlikely that the Bill will progress further from this point. Often only Ballot Bills (which have priority for Second Reading) will have the opportunity to progress.


First reading took place on 12 June. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled. A Bill to amend the Abortion Act 1967 to make provision for the termination of pregnancy following certification by one registered medical practitioner.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Thursday 12th June 2014

A Bill to clarify the law relating to abortion on the basis of sex-selection; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 4th November 2014

A Bill to give local planning authorities the power to determine the requirements for affordable housing contributions from sites of fewer than 10 units as part of planning obligation agreements under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 9th September 2014

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 7th January 2015

A Bill to amend section 215 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to allow local authorities to adopt areas of amenity land which are unregistered or vested in the Crown, for the purposes of maintenance; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 15th July 2014

A Bill to provide for a programme of research into the costs and benefits of extending eligibility for Child Benefit and Tax Credit entitlement to young people completing apprenticeships; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 18th November 2014

A Bill to make further provision about arbitration and mediation services and the application of equality legislation to such services; to make provision about the protection of victims of domestic abuse; and for connected purposes.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Wednesday 11th June 2014

A Bill to make provision about the approval required for the deployment of Her Majesty's Armed Forces by the Prime Minister in the event of conflict overseas.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Tuesday 10th June 2014

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

A Bill to make provision in relation to the reserve forces of the Crown; to provide that certain offences committed towards members of the armed forces and their families shall be treated as aggravated; to prohibit discrimination against members of the armed forces and their families in terms of provision of goods, services and employment; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 5th November 2014

A Bill to make provision for the privatisation of the British Broadcasting Corporation by providing shares in the Corporation to all licence fee payers.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

First reading took place on 12 June. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.The 2014-15 session of Parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision for the election of the trustees of the BBC by licence fee payers and in relation to civil enforcement of non-payment of TV licence fees.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Thursday 12th June 2014

A Bill to make provision to restrict the entitlement of non-UK citizens from the European Union and the European Economic Area to taxpayer-funded benefits.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

A Bill to allow donation of blood by all male donors on the same basis; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A Bill to make provision for an application to the Council of Europe to withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights and the introduction of a British Bill of Rights.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

A Bill to require the provision of audio announcements on public buses; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 3rd December 2014

A Bill to create a Business of the House Commission to regulate the timetabling of business in the House of Commons; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A Bill to provide that people in receipt of Universal Credit and Housing Benefit and accommodated in the social housing sector be entitled to an additional bedroom related to caring responsibilities or overnight care; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 14th October 2014
Introduced: 16th July 2014

A Bill to make provision for ending the liability of lay rectors for the repair of chancels

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Wednesday 16th July 2014

A Bill to disqualify non-UK citizens from the European Union from entitlement to child benefit; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A Bill to amend the Civil Partnership Act 2004 to provide that opposite sex couples may enter into a civil partnership; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A Bill to provide that payment of the recoverable amount determined in a confiscation order by a court must be included as a component of a custodial sentence; to provide that non-payment of the recoverable amount be a criminal offence; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Thursday 19th March 2015

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Tuesday 24th June 2014

A Bill to provide that the Health and Care Professionals Council be the regulatory body for counsellors and psychotherapists; to prohibit gay to straight conversion therapy; to make consequential provision for the protection of children and adults; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 16th July 2014

A Bill to make provision for the abolition of the Department of Energy and Climate Change and for its functions to be absorbed into the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 26th November 2014

A Bill To amend the succession to the title of the Duke of Cornwall, to remove the presumption of Crown Immunity applying to the Duchy of Cornwall, to remove various exemptions and immunities from the Duchy of Cornwall, to confirm the right to Royal Mines within Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly vests in the Crown, to provide the right to Treasure Trove, bona vacantia and escheat within Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly lies with the Crown and to provide that any attorney or solicitor appointed in the affairs of the Duchy of Cornwall shall be called to the Bar or hold a practising certificate as appropriate. Lord Berkeley Ordered to be Printed, 10th June 2014

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Tuesday 10th June 2014

A Bill to prohibit the advertising of electronic cigarettes; to prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes to persons under the age of 18; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A Bill to require listed companies, public bodies and voluntary agencies to report annually on the number and percentage of people they employ who have disabilities; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 25th February 2015

A Bill to Make provision to ensure that the terms and conditions of employment offered by employers do not put workers who are permanently domiciled in the United Kingdom at a disadvantage through offering any bonus or payment in kind; and for connected purposes.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Tuesday 10th June 2014

A Bill to make provision for a statutory code of practice to clarify and simplify the law relating to protection against unfair dismissal of miscreant employees; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to draw up and publish an Energy in Buildings Strategy; to require the Secretary of State to take reasonable steps to implement that Strategy; to require the Secretary of State to set cost-effective targets to reduce fuel use; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 21st July 2014

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 16th December 2014

A Bill to require an independent audit of the benefits and costs of UK membership of the European Union.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

A Bill To Make provision for information to be available in various public places relating to the activities and organisation of the European Union; to make provision for the flying of the flag of the European Union on various government and public buildings; to provide information to further the establishment of twinning arrangements between towns in the United Kingdom and elsewhere in the European Union in accordance with the European Union’s town twinning support scheme; and for connected purposes.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Tuesday 24th June 2014

A Bill To repeal the European Communities Act 1972; and to make provision for the Secretary of State to repeal any enactment which has been a consequence of the European Communities Act 1972.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Monday 16th June 2014

A Bill to prohibit the granting of licences for firearms and shotguns to persons who have been convicted of domestic violence crimes; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to create a new planning use class for betting shops with fixed odds betting terminals, which would require the granting of planning permission; to provide that local planning authorities assess demand for fixed odds betting terminal betting shops when considering applications for premises in that planning use class and place a cap on the number of such shops for which planning permission may be granted in any area; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

A Bill to repeal the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Thursday 12th June 2014

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to measure and regulate the impact of unconventional gas extraction on air and water quality and on greenhouse gas emissions; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 21st January 2015

A Bill to amend the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to apply its provisions to private healthcare companies and other bodies seeking health service contracts; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 1st September 2014

A Bill to repeal Articles 21 and 45 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, EC Directive 2004/38/EC and EC Regulation 492/2011.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to undertake a review of funeral affordability and costs; to require the providers of funeral services to offer a Simple Funeral Service; to require the Secretary of State to make certain arrangements relating to Funeral Payments; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 9th December 2014

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 21st October 2014

A Bill to make provision about the governance and regulation of sport and public health; safety for cyclists; members’ clubs; and for connected purposes.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Wednesday 11th June 2014

First reading took place on 9 June. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.The 2014-15 session of Parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress. A Bill To make provision for the restriction of advertisements for high-cost credit agreements at certain times of day.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Monday 9th June 2014

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to create a new planning use class for retail premises used to provide high cost credit services, which would require the granting of planning permission; to provide that local planning authorities assess demand for retail premises used to provide high cost credit services when considering applications for premises in that planning use class and place a cap on the number of such shops for which planning permission may be granted in any area; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014
Introduced: 11th March 2015

A Bill to make provision about improving and enforcing the arrangements for the regulation of the export of live British horses and ponies from the United Kingdom; to require the Secretary of State to commission and publish a study of the effectiveness of such arrangements, including their efficacy in distinguishing between the transportation of live horses and ponies for sports and those for meat; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 11th March 2015

A Bill to prohibit charging for car parking at NHS hospitals for patients and visitors.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

A Bill to consolidate and amend provisions about the House of Commons Members’ Fund.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 10th September 2014

A Bill to provide for a maximum limit on the number of Peers entitled to vote in the House of Lords; and to provide for a moratorium on new appointments.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 21st July 2014

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to commission a programme of research into reducing rent levels in the private rented sector, improving terms and conditions for tenants, increasing housing supply, and providing a large-scale programme of sustainable council housing in England; to require the Secretary of State to report to Parliament within six months of completion of the research; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

A Bill to provide for a discretionary power to enable the Housing Ombudsman to attempt to resolve disputes between occupants of neighbouring properties in cases where nuisance is caused by tenants; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 3rd March 2015

A Bill to require scrutiny of and enable amendments to international trade agreements, including investor state dispute settlements, by the European and UK Parliaments; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 27th October 2014

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 6th January 2015

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 11th February 2015

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to commission a programme of research into the merits of replacing the council tax and non-domestic rates in England with an annual levy on the unimproved value of all land, including transitional arrangements; to report to Parliament within 12 months of completion of the research; and for connected purposes.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Wednesday 11th June 2014

First reading took place on 14 October. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.The 2014-15 session of Parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to amend the Ministerial and Other Salaries Act 1975 in order to increase the maxiumum number of salaries payable to Secretaries of State; and to make provision about the Leader of the House of Lords.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Tuesday 14th October 2014

A Bill to prohibit the charging to tenants by letting agents of annual tenancy renewal fees; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

First reading took place on 12 June. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.The 2014-15 session of Parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision for the addition of a public health objective to the Licensing Act 2003.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Thursday 12th June 2014

A Bill to require listed companies to report annually on the percentage of their staff paid below a Living Wage; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 3rd February 2015

A Bill to define the independence of local government; to regulate the relationship between local and central government in England by means of a statutory Code; to require public authorities to act in compliance with the Code; to provide that the Code may only be amended by means of an Order under the super-affirmative procedure, approved unanimously by each House of Parliament or by a majority in each House equal to or greater than two-thirds of the number of seats in each House; to exclude any Bill to amend this Act from the provisions of the Parliament Act 1911; to make provision regarding the powers and finances of local government in England; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 9th July 2014

A Bill to allow objectors to appeal against the granting of planning permission in certain circumstances; to make provision about binding local referendums; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 13th January 2015

A Bill to make provision for the clarification and improvement of local planning procedures; to make provision in relation to housing supply; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 16th December 2014

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A Bill to amend section 136 of the Mental Health Act 1983; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 15th October 2014

A bill to amend the Mesothelioma Act 2014.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Thursday 17th July 2014

A Bill to amend the Mesothelioma Act 2014.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 10th March 2015

A Bill to prohibit the distribution of sexually explicit images via the internet and text message without the consent of the subjects of the images; to provide that mobile phones and other devices capable of connection to the internet be set by manufacturers as a default to deny access to pornography; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 10th September 2014

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to introduce a National Defence Medal; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 11th November 2014

A Bill to re-establish the Secretary of State’s legal duty as to the National Health Service in England and to make provision about the other duties of the Secretary of State in that regard; to make provision about the administration and accountability of the National Health Service in England; to repeal section 1 of the National Health Service (Private Finance) Act 1997 and sections 38 and 39 of the Immigration Act 2014; to make provision about the application of international law in relation to health services in the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 11th March 2015

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 19th November 2014
Introduced: 24th February 2015

A Bill to set biodiversity and other targets for 2040; to establish a Natural Capital Committee; to require local authorities to maintain local ecological network strategies; to identify species threatened with extinction; to make provision for access to high quality natural green space; and to include education about the natural environment in the curriculum for maintained schools.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 24th February 2015

A Bill to amend the Budget Responsibility and National Audit Act 2011 to allow the Office for Budget Responsibility to scrutinise and certificate the policy costings of political parties represented in the House of Commons.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

A Bill to make provision for the abolition of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, and its responsibilities to be allocated to other Departments of State.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

A Bill to make provision for the establishment of a compulsory registration scheme at the point of sale for all off-road motorcycles and quad bikes; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 16th December 2014
Introduced: 10th June 2014

A Bill to make provision about the promotion of online safety; to require internet service providers and mobile phone operators to provide an internet service that excludes adult content; to require electronic device manufacturers to provide a means of filtering internet content; to make provision for parents to be educated about online safety and for regulation of harmful material through on-demand programme services.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Tuesday 10th June 2014

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 21st January 2015

A Bill to allow British citizens resident overseas for more than 15 years to vote in UK Parliamentary elections and referendums; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 25th November 2014

A Bill to make provision for the safety, convenience and free movement on pavements of disabled people, older people, people accompanying young children, and other pavement users; to clarify, strengthen and simplify the law relating to parking on pavements in England and Wales; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to provide that Personal, Social, Health and Economic education (PSHE) be a statutory requirement for all state funded schools; for PSHE to include Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) and education on ending violence against women and girls; to provide for initial and continuing teacher education and guidance on best practice for delivering and inspecting PSHE and SRE education; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

A Bill to require applicants for planning consent to enter into a contract with the relevant planning authority setting out certain undertakings relating to the application for planning consent; to provide that failure to meet those undertakings would result in withdrawal of any planning consent granted; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 10th December 2014

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 16th July 2014

A Bill to limit the period in which a person may be Prime Minister

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Tuesday 11th November 2014

A Bill to require private landlords to ensure that any property they let meets the requirements of the Decent Homes Standard; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 28th January 2015

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 25th March 2015

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to commission research into the merits of requiring cyclists aged fourteen years and under to wear protective headgear; to report to Parliament within six months of the research being completed; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 15th July 2014

First reading took place on 11 June. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.The 2014-15 session of Parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to establish a public advocate to provide advice to, and act as data controller for, representatives of the deceased after major incidents.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Wednesday 11th June 2014

A Bill to require public sector bodies to include in their annual reports and similar documents their responses to suggestions and proposals made by public sector employees for the efficiency and improvement of their service.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 4th February 2015

A Bill to promote public ownership of public services; to introduce a presumption in favour of service provision by public sector and not-for-profit entities; and to put in place mechanisms to increase the accountability, transparency and public control of public services, including those operated by private companies.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to assume control of passenger rail franchises when they come up for renewal; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 29th October 2014

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 9th September 2014

A bill to make provision for the regulation of political opinion polling in the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Wednesday 14th January 2015

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 17th March 2015

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to undertake a programme of research into the costs and benefits of extending control of all aspects of Right to Buy and Right to Acquire schemes entirely to Local Authorities, including the operation and consequences of such schemes and the introduction of the right of Local Authorities to suspend them; to report to Parliament within six months of the research being completed; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 4th February 2015

A Bill to create a right to die at home

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Monday 28th July 2014

A Bill to require that companies selling road fuels be required to charge prices equalised between rural and urban areas; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 20th January 2015

A Bill to require that school governors be appointed on the basis of experience relevant to the role; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 28th October 2014

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to ensure that pupils in secondary education are guaranteed the opportunity to study for qualifications including triple science GCSEs and all English Baccalaureate GCSE subjects; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 24th March 2015

A Bill to establish a code relating to service charges, gratuities and cover charges in the hospitality, leisure and service sectors; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 9th September 2014

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to make provision to include education about sex and relationships, resilience against bullying and sexual abuse and ending violence against women and girls in the national curriculum; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 21st October 2014

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 11th March 2015

A Bill to amend the law regarding succession to peerages; and for connected purposes.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Wednesday 11th June 2014

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to set targets for sugar content in food and drinks; to provide that sugar content on food and drink labelling be represented in terms of the number of teaspoonfuls of sugar; to provide for standards of information provision in advertising of food and drinks; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 15th July 2014

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 25th March 2015

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 23rd March 2015

A Bill to repeal the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 7th July 2014

A Bill to require universities to report to those paying tuition fees on how those fees are treated and spent; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 10th February 2015

A Bill to introduce limits on the age of tyres on buses and coaches; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 15th July 2014

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A Bill to make provision for the supremacy of the sovereignty of the United Kingdom Parliament in relation to the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union, including matters in respect of borders and immigration; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 3rd December 2014

A Bill to establish a framework for victims of crime; to provide for the training of criminal justice staff on the impact of crime on victims; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 4th March 2015

A Bill to make provision for the registration of voters by registration officers; and for connected purposes.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Tuesday 10th June 2014

A Bill to make provision for the registration of voters by registration officers; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 27th January 2015

First reading took place on 12 June. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.The 2014-15 session of Parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to extend the franchise for parliamentary and other elections and for referendums to all citizens over the age of 16 years.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Thursday 12th June 2014

A Bill to provide for a civic obligation either to vote or to state an intention to abstain from voting; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 14th January 2015

First reading took place on 24 July. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.The 2014-15 session of Parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress. A bill to make provision about the commercial breeding of cats; and for connected purposes.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Thursday 24th July 2014

A Bill to prohibit the use of wild animals in circuses; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 17th December 2014