Private Members' Bills (PMBs) of the 2022-23 Session


24 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.

A Bill to prohibit the sale and advertising of activities abroad which involve low standards of welfare for animals.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 18th September 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision for ensuring the secrecy of ballots cast in polling stations at elections; and for connected purposes

This Bill received Royal Assent on 2nd May 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision about unpaid leave for employees with caring responsibilities.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 24th May 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision about the enforcement of child support maintenance and other maintenance; and for connected purposes

This Bill received Royal Assent on 20th July 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision enabling the making of arrangements for the collection of child support maintenance in cases involving domestic abuse

This Bill received Royal Assent on 29th June 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision to permit the capital surplus of co-operatives, mutuals and friendly societies to be non-distributable; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 29th June 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to require proposals to be drawn up for the use of alternative dispute resolution processes to determine the compensation payable to landowners in certain cases where land is acquired for the purposes of electricity transmission.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 24th May 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to ensure that tips, gratuities and service charges paid by customers are allocated to workers.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 2nd May 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision in relation to the right of employees and other workers to request variations to particular terms and conditions of employment, including working hours, times and locations.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 20th July 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision to prevent the theft and re-sale of equipment and tools used by tradespeople and agricultural and other businesses; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 20th July 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision about the regulation of certain rifle ranges and shooting galleries; to make provision for an offence in relation to the possession of component parts of ammunition; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 18th September 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to amend the provisions about pitch fees in the Mobile Homes Act 1983; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 2nd May 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision about leave and pay for employees with responsibility for children receiving neonatal care.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 24th May 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision about the days on which offenders are released from detention; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 29th June 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision about the extension of pensions automatic enrolment to jobholders under the age of 22; to make provision about the lower qualifying earnings threshold for automatic enrolment; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 18th September 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision about prohibiting the trustees and managers of pension schemes from being indemnified in respect of penalties imposed under pensions dashboards regulations.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 2nd May 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision about lasting powers of attorney; to make provision about proof of instruments creating powers of attorney; and for connected purposes

This Bill received Royal Assent on 18th September 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision about protection from redundancy during or after pregnancy or after periods of maternity, adoption or shared parental leave.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 24th May 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision about causing intentional harassment, alarm or distress to a person in public where the behaviour is done because of that person’s sex; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 18th September 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to prohibit the import and export of shark fins and to make provision relating to the removal of fins from sharks.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 29th June 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision about the regulation of supported exempt accommodation; to make provision about local authority oversight of, and enforcement powers relating to, the provision of supported exempt accommodation; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 29th June 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision about veterans advisory and pensions committees; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 18th September 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision in relation to the duties of employers and the protection of workers under the Equality Act 2010

This Bill received Royal Assent on 26th October 2023 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to give workers and agency workers the right to request more predictable terms and conditions of work.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 18th September 2023 and was enacted into law.


12 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 make provision prohibiting the import of hunting trophies into Great Britain.

Commons Completed
Lords - 60%

Last Event - Committee Stage
Tuesday 12th September 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to require the coroner, following an inquest, to record an opinion as to the relevant factors in a case of death by suicide; and for connected purposes

Lords Completed
Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to support women in UK sponsored and supported conflict prevention, peace processes, mediation and diplomatic delegations; to ensure systematic gender consideration and responsiveness in UK foreign and defence policy; and for connected purposes.

Lords Completed
Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 6th September 2023

A Bill to make provision for leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom to be granted to the family members of refugees and of people granted humanitarian protection; and to provide for legal aid to be made available in such cases.

Lords Completed
Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 6th February 2023

A Bill to provide that powers devolved to Senedd Cymru must not be amended or withdrawn without a super-majority vote of its elected members; and for connected purposes

Lords Completed
Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 26th June 2023

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to achieve the nature target for the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes

Lords Completed
Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 24th April 2023

A Bill to establish the right to breathe clean air; to require the Secretary of State to achieve and maintain clean air in England and Wales; to involve the UK Health Security Agency in setting and reviewing pollutants and their limits; to enhance the powers, duties and functions of various agencies and authorities in relation to air pollution; to establish the Citizens’ Commission for Clean Air with powers to institute or intervene in legal proceedings; to require the Secretary of State and the relevant national authorities to apply environmental principles in carrying out their duties under this Act and the clean air enactments; and for connected purposes

Lords Completed
Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 5th December 2022

A Bill to remove the limit on the number of children or qualifying young persons included in the calculation of an award of universal credit.

Lords Completed

Last Event - 3rd Reading
Friday 24th March 2023
(Read Debate)

Parallel Parliament Note:

The provisions of the Bill were ultimately enacted through the Online Safety Act 2023.

A Bill to require OFCOM to establish a unit to advise the Secretary of State regarding the use of social media platforms to encourage or assist serious self-harm and activities associated with risk of suicide; and for connected purposes

Lords Completed

Last Event - 3rd Reading
Friday 16th June 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to permit young persons to carry out voluntary work on a heritage railway or tramway

Lords Completed

Last Event - 3rd Reading
Friday 21st April 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to make provision for the delivery of healthy homes and neighbourhoods; to set out the principles that define a “healthy home”; to establish the office of the Healthy Homes Commissioner; and for connected purposes

Lords Completed

Last Event - 3rd Reading
Friday 19th May 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to require an electrical safety certificate to be provided to a prospective purchaser of domestic premises in specified circumstances; and for connected purposes

Lords Completed

Last Event - 3rd Reading
Wednesday 1st February 2023
(Read Debate)

58 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.


A Bill to amend the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 to make provision about parliamentary scrutiny of regulations made under that Act; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 3rd February 2023

A Bill to create offences in respect of persons who have entered the UK illegally or who have remained in the UK without legal authority; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to make provision for local authorities to determine their short-term housing needs and housing allocation numbers; and for connected purposes

Lords - 40%

Last Event - Order Of Commitment Discharged
Monday 13th March 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to enable electricity generators to become local electricity suppliers; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 24th March 2023

A Bill to make provision to increase the energy performance of buildings; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 24th March 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to make provision for co-funding and for the extension of co-payment for NHS services in England; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to make provision about arranging alternative non-NHS England treatment for patients who have waited for more than one year for hospital treatment; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to provide for the Secretary of State to make regulations about the safety of goods sold online; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 24th March 2023

A Bill to make provision in connection with the recognition of the State of Palestine.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 17th March 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to make provision regarding pets with microchips; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 24th March 2023

A Bill to prohibit the manufacture and sale of wet wipes containing plastic; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to require energy companies to allow a grace period before disconnecting customers with pre-payment meters who have run out of credit; to require energy companies to offer debt management support to all customers; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 24th March 2023

A Bill to establish an Office of the Whistleblower to protect whistleblowers and whistleblowing and to uphold the public interest in relation to whistleblowing; to create offences relating to the treatment of whistleblowers and the handling of whistleblowing cases; to repeal the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998; and for connected purposes

Lords - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 2nd December 2022

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 - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 16th June 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to establish a public advocate to provide advice to, and act as data controller for, representatives of the deceased after major incidents.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 12th May 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to make provision for the appointment of a Commission to advise the Prime Minister on recommendations to the Crown for the creation of life peerages; to establish principles to be followed in making recommendations; and for connected purposes

Lords - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 18th November 2022
(Read Debate)

A Bill to limit exit payments made by some public sector organisations to employees; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 27th October 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to create the offence of impersonating a public sector website for the purpose of collecting payment or personal data; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to prohibit the import of young puppies; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to require a Regulatory Impact Assessment to be published for all primary and secondary legislation introduced by the Government; to make provision for associated sanctions; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 27th October 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to require public authorities to exercise their statutory powers to investigate and take enforcement action for breaches of the law; to make provision for sanctions for failing to take such action; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to prohibit state-funded schools from admitting students wholly or partially on the basis of criteria relating to ability or aptitude; and for connected purposes

Lords - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 2nd December 2022

A Bill to amend the Sentencing Code to provide for a minimum sentence for cases of manslaughter which are sexually-motivated.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 24th March 2023

A Bill to give local authorities the power to require licences for the conversion of domestic properties into short-term and holiday-let accommodation; to give local authorities the power to issue fines and to remove such licences when safety, noise and nuisance conditions have not been met; to make provision about banning the licensing of such properties in defined geographical areas; to give local authorities the power to vary the rates of local taxes in relation to such properties; to give local authorities the power to restrict the number of days per year for which such properties can be let; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 9th December 2022
(Read Debate)

A Bill to require utility companies to provide financial support to customers with a terminal illness; to make provision about the employment rights of people with a terminal illness; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 18th November 2022
(Read Debate)

A Bill to make provision about the monitoring of water quality; to set a target for the reduction of sewage discharges; to provide for financial penalties in relation to sewage discharges and breaches of monitoring requirements; to require the Secretary of State to publish a strategy for the reduction of sewage discharges from storm overflows, including an economic impact assessment; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 21st April 2023

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to include water safety and training in prevention of drowning as a compulsory part of the curriculum for all schools in England

Lords - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 19th May 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to make provision about workers’ rights; to amend the definition of worker; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 24th March 2023

A Bill to amend the Working Time Regulations 1998 to reduce the maximum working week from 48 hours per week to 32 hours per week and to provide for overtime pay; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to place a duty on the Secretary of State to make provision about financial assistance to persons who have suffered disablement following vaccination against Covid-19 and to the next of kin of persons who have died shortly after vaccination against Covid-19; to require the Secretary of State to report to Parliament on the merits of a no-fault compensation scheme to provide such financial assistance, on whether there should be any upper limit on the financial assistance available, on the criteria for eligibility and on whether payment should be made in all cases where there is no other reasonable cause for the death or disablement suffered; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to require Her Majesty’s Government to formally recognise the Armenian genocide of 1915-16.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to require the installation of automated external defibrillators in public buildings, sporting facilities, schools, higher education and other education and skills facilities, and facilities that provide care to vulnerable people; and to make associated provision about training and signage.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 24th March 2023

A Bill to require the Chancellor of the Exchequer to report to Parliament on proposals to replace the Barnett Formula used to calculate adjustments to public expenditure allocated to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland with a statutory scheme for the allocation of resources based on an assessment of relative needs; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to de-criminalise the non-payment of the BBC licence fee by persons aged over seventy-five; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to make provision for the privatisation of the British Broadcasting Corporation; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to place a duty on public bodies to have a presumption in favour of purchasing goods of British origin in purchasing decisions; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to expand the list of sporting events that must be made available for broadcast by free-to-air television channels; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to exempt motor homes from caravan site licensing requirements; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to amend the requirements for caravan site licence applications made under the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to require the whole-life carbon emissions of buildings to be reported; to set limits on embodied carbon emissions in the construction of buildings; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 24th February 2023

A Bill to extend the definition of children’s clothing for the purposes of exemption from VAT; to extend the VAT exemption to further categories of school uniform; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to provide for corporate status of and for certain privileges and immunities to be accorded to the international inter-parliamentary organisation of national and sub-national legislatures of Commonwealth countries known as the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association and to its Secretary-General; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 24th March 2023

A Bill to prohibit the practice of offering preferential pricing to new customers compared to existing customers; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to establish an independent review of disablement caused by Covid-19 vaccinations and the adequacy of the compensation offered to persons so disabled; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to create an offence of disclosing the identity of a person who is the subject of an investigation in respect of the alleged commission of an offence; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to place a duty on the Secretary of State to improve the diagnosis and treatment of persons who have suffered or continue to suffer ill effects from Covid-19 vaccines; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to exempt from VAT supplies of electricity, oil and gas for domestic purposes; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 21st October 2022

A Bill to make provision for screening for dyslexia in primary schools; to make provision about teacher training relating to neurodivergent conditions; and for connected purposes

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 2nd December 2022
(Read Debate)

A Bill to make provision to include non-religious philosophical convictions within the school curriculum; to require that persons who hold non-religious philosophical convictions must be represented at standing advisory councils on religious education and at agreed syllabus conferences; and for connected purposes

Lords - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 3rd February 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to introduce a system of proportional representation for Parliamentary elections, for elections for directly-elected mayors in England, for local authority elections in England and for police and crime commissioner elections in England and Wales.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 24th March 2023

A Bill to regulate the use of minimum qualification or experience requirements in job applications; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to require employers to allow employees to take time off from work for appointments for fertility treatment; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 25th November 2022

A Bill to extend eligibility for free school meals to all children in state primary schools; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 15th September 2023

A Bill to amend the Child Benefit (Rates) Regulations 2006 to make provision to vary the rate of child benefit over the course of childhood to enable eligible parents to receive a higher rate during a child’s early years and a correspondingly reduced rate when that child is older

Lords - 60%

Last Event - Committee Stage
Friday 2nd December 2022

A Bill to provide for the High Court in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and the Court of Session in Scotland to make preliminary determinations concerning the undertakings made by the United Kingdom as a Contracting Party to the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (“Genocide Convention”) under international law; for the referral of such determinations to relevant international courts or organisations; for response to reports on genocide; and for connected purposes.

Lords - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 28th October 2022
(Read Debate)

A Bill to establish a national register of Green Belt land in England; to restrict the ability of local authorities to de-designate Green Belt land; to make provision about future development of de-designated Green Belt land; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

A Bill to re-establish the Office of Health Improvement and Disparities as the Office of Health Promotion; to establish a National Plan for Sport to coordinate, support and maintain access to sporting and recreational facilities essential to public health; and for connected purposes

Lords - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 2nd December 2022

A Bill to amend the House of Lords Act 1999 so as to abolish the system of by-elections for hereditary peers.

Commons - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 20th October 2023

203 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.


A Bill to provide for corporate status of and for certain privileges and immunities to be accorded to the international inter-parliamentary organisation of national and sub-national legislatures of Commonwealth countries known as the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association and to its Secretary-General; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 18th April 2023
Next Event - 2nd Reading
Friday 24th November 2023

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to report to Parliament on the merits of reinstating the Access to Elected Office Fund.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to make provision to enable local authorities to establish planning obligations relating to affordable housing in respect of the conversion of commercial property to residential use; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 22nd February 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to make provision for local authorities to conduct annual audits of air pollution in their area and associated emissions by public and private entities; to require those local authorities to prepare reports on those audits; to require the Secretary of State to report annually to Parliament on those audit reports; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 1st March 2023

A Bill to amend the Animal Welfare Act 2006 to require a person in charge of a dog to take all reasonable steps to ensure that that dog does not fatally injure another dog; and for connected purposes

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 23rd May 2023

A Bill to regulate the use of artificial intelligence technologies in the workplace; to make provision about workers' and trade union rights in relation to the use of artificial intelligence technologies; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 17th May 2023

A Bill to provide for a national register of asbestos present in non-domestic premises and of the condition of that asbestos; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 13th September 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to make provision for asylum seekers to challenge the proportionality of a proposed eviction from accommodation before an independent court or tribunal; to establish asylum seeker accommodation eviction procedures for public authorities; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to make provision for granting permission to work to asylum seekers who have waited six months for a decision on their asylum application; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to make provision for granting permission to work to asylum seekers who have waited six months for a decision on their asylum application; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 29th June 2022

A Bill to require the provision of automated external defibrillators in all new housing developments of ten dwellings or more; to require developers to provide funding for the maintenance of such defibrillators for a period of ten years after installation; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 6th September 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to make provision for court orders to prohibit disruptive passengers from flying, and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 24th May 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to amend the Government of Wales Act 2006 and to devolve powers to set bank holidays.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 30th November 2022
(Read Debate)

A Bill to set minimum service standards for the provision of banking and postal services in rural areas, including for the provision of services through physical outlets; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 21st June 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to abolish the BBC licence fee and make the BBC a subscription service; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

Require the Secretary of State to report to Parliament on the likely effects of the abolition of the benefit cap, including on levels of absolute and relative poverty, poor mental health, food bank use, borrowing of money from friends and family, evictions from homes and problem debt, and on different groups including women, lone parents and people from Black and minority ethnic backgrounds; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 17th October 2022

A Bill to make provision for warnings to be given to benefit claimants before they are given sanctions; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to require the Government to publish an assessment of incidences of bowel conditions and diseases, including an assessment of geographical and socioeconomic disparities.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 11th October 2022
(Read Debate)

A Bill to set a target for the number of glioblastoma patients who take part in clinical trials each year; to require training for medical oncologists to include training relating to brain cancers; to provide that any drug that has been licensed for use on tumours must be trialled on people with brain tumours; to make provision in relation to neuro-oncology multidisciplinary teams in the NHS, including a requirement that each such team must include a medical oncologist; to require manufacturers of drugs licensed to treat tumours to make those drugs available in specified circumstances for clinical trials relating to brain tumours; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 18th October 2023
(Read Debate)

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
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to provide for a statutory definition of bullying at work; to make provision relating to bullying at work, including to enable claims relating to workplace bullying to be considered by an employment tribunal; to provide for a Respect at Work Code to set minimum standards for positive and respectful work environments; to give powers to the Equalities and Human Rights Commission to investigate workplaces and organisations where there is evidence of a culture of, or multiple incidents of, bullying and to take enforcement action; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 11th July 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to set minimum standards for the police in relation to the investigation of domestic burglaries, including a requirement that a police officer should attend any domestic premises where a burglary has been reported; to place a duty on the Secretary of State to ensure that police forces comply with the minimum standards; to require the Secretary of State to report to Parliament on compliance with the minimum standards; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 19th April 2023

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
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to place a duty on the Government to ensure that every town with a population of more than 10,000 people has a regular bus service operating seven days a week, and that local health services, including hospitals and GP surgeries, are served by those buses; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 20th July 2022

A Bill to require consultation of bus users before changes are made to bus services; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 28th March 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to make provision about meeting the needs of people providing care and of people receiving care; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to publish and implement a Care Workers Employment Strategy, with the aim of improving the recruitment and retention of care workers; to establish an independent National Care Workers Council with responsibility for setting professional standards for care workers, for establishing a system of professional qualifications and accreditation for care workers, and for advising the Government on those matters; to require the Secretary of State to commission an independent assessment of the support available to unpaid carers, including financial support and employment rights; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 26th April 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to provide for a right for a user of health and care services to be accompanied by a care supporter; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 6th June 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to make provision for a certificate to be issued to mothers in respect of miscarried and still-born children not eligible for registration under the Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953; to establish a database for archiving the certificate and recording information about the miscarriage or still-birth; and for connected purposes.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Friday 8th July 2022
(Read Debate)

A Bill to provide for a category of protection for chalk streams for the purpose of providing additional protections from pollution, abstraction and other forms of environmental damage; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to report to Parliament on the merits of providing financial support for parents of children receiving care in hospital for extended periods.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 20th June 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to place a duty on local authorities to maintain a register of children who are not in school; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 16th May 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to make provision for a statutory Code of Practice to set standards for cladding remediation works in occupied buildings; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 9th May 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to establish the right to breathe clean air; to make provision for the purpose of reducing indoor and outdoor air pollution, including greenhouse gases; to set minimum standards for air quality in workplaces, homes and public spaces; to require the monitoring of air quality; to require the Secretary of State to publish a strategy for reducing air pollution, including setting targets and measures for air quality, and to report to Parliament annually on the implementation of that strategy; to give powers to the Office for Environmental Protection to enforce legislation relating to air quality and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions; to make provision for the purpose of reducing pollution from vehicles; to place a duty on the Secretary of State to encourage and facilitate forms of active travel and to publish a strategy for reducing emissions from transport; to require the Secretary of State to promote public awareness of the impact of air pollution on public health; to place restrictions on the use of wood-burning stoves in urban areas; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 31st January 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to 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.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 10th May 2023

A Bill to require matters relating to climate change and sustainability to be integrated throughout the curriculum in primary and secondary schools and included in vocational training courses; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 24th January 2023

A Bill to require Parliamentary approval of coal extraction from new coal mines commissioned after November 2022; to require the Secretary of State to set targets for phasing out the extraction and use of coal and to report to Parliament on performance against those targets; to require the Secretary of State to publish a strategy for increasing the use of renewable energy sources for steel production in place of coal; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 13th December 2022

A Bill to provide for maximum waiting times for customers who are contacting providers of utilities and certain other services by telephone; to require such companies to ensure that customers can speak to a person within that maximum waiting time; to restrict the use of automated menus on telephone services offered by such companies; to provide for financial penalties for companies that fail to meet these standards; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 26th October 2022
(Read Debate)

A Bill to enable co-operatives to issue permanent shares; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 29th March 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to make provision about extended collective licensing in relation to copyright and performers' rights; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to amend the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 to make provision about the offence of corporate homicide; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to amend the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 to extend the right of public access to the countryside, including to woodlands, the Green Belt, waters and more grasslands; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to amend the Criminal Appeal Act 1968 to allow leave to appeal an unspent conviction where there has been a material change in the law, notwithstanding the date of conviction; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 6th September 2022
(Read Debate)

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to publish proposals for a scheme to incentivise owners of land within Dartmoor National Park to allow enhanced access to that land in certain circumstances; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 19th April 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to place duties on the Secretary of State to decarbonise the United Kingdom economy and to reverse inequality; to establish a ten-year economic and public investment strategy in accordance with those duties which promotes a community- and employee-led transition from high-carbon to low- and zero-carbon industry; to require the Government to report on its adherence to the strategy; to establish higher environmental standards for air, water and green spaces; to make provision to protect and restore natural habitats; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to make provision about defamation; to make provision about costs awarded in civil cases; to make provision about the application of the rights to privacy and to freedom of expression in civil cases on matters of public interest; to make provision about the regulation of lawyers acting in civil cases; to make provision about data protection; to make provision for the regulation of private investigators; to make provision for the purpose of reducing the use of lawsuits for strategic purposes; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 24th January 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to amend the Scotland Act 1998 to grant legislative competence for employment matters to the Scottish Parliament.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

A duty on the Secretary of State to ensure that applicants for Disability Benefit are given the option of their eligibility assessment being audio recorded; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to prohibit the use of disposable barbecues on open moorland, on beaches, in Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and in certain other areas designated for environmental protection; to give local authorities the power to prohibit the sale of disposable barbecues in their area; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 22nd November 2022
(Read Debate)
Introduced: 8th February 2023

A Bill to prohibit the sale of disposable electronic cigarettes; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 8th February 2023

A Bill to provide for a statutory code of conduct for Ministers of the Crown; for a statutory code of conduct for members of the House of Commons and members of the House of Lords; for a statutory code of conduct for councillors in England; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 10th January 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to create offences in relation to the publication of false or misleading statements by elected representatives; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 28th June 2022
(Read Debate)

A Bill to introduce a system of proportional representation for local authority elections in England and for parliamentary general elections; to alter the methods used for electing the Mayor of London, for electing other directly-elected mayors in England and for electing police and crime commissioners in England and Wales; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 21st March 2023

A Bill to remove the requirement for voters to show an identity document in order to vote; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 29th March 2023

A Bill to abolish the Electoral Commission; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to require Ofgem to amend the conditions of an electricity supply licence in relation to vulnerable customers; to require Ofgem to establish a fund for the purpose of rectifying dangerous electrical faults for vulnerable customers; to require energy supply companies to inform vulnerable customers about the services available to customers on the Priority Services Register; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 12th September 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to make provision about the branding, promotion and advertising of electronic cigarettes, for the purpose of preventing electronic cigarettes from being marketed in a way which appeals to children; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 5th September 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to make provision for a new employee share ownership scheme allowing preferential access for lower income workers; to reduce the Share Incentive Plan holding period from five to three years; to require companies to include declarations in annual reports about the type of employee sharer ownership plans that are operated and the level of employee take up; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 8th November 2022
(Read Debate)

A Bill to make provision about employment rights, including the right to request more predictable terms and conditions of work; to amend the definition of worker; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 6th December 2022
(Read Debate)

A Bill to amend the law relating to workplace information and consultation, employment protection and trade union rights to provide safeguards for workers against dismissal and re-engagement on inferior terms and conditions; and for connected purposes

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 15th June 2022
(Read Debate)

A Bill to make provision for safeguards for workers against dismissal and re-engagement on inferior terms and conditions; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to amend Schedule 9 to the Equality Act 2010 to prohibit age discrimination by employers in relation to the provision of insurance or a related financial service; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 22nd March 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to prohibit Ofgem from increasing the energy tariff cap above the level set for the period 1 April 2022 to 30 September 2022 before 31 December 2022; to require the Secretary of State to report to Parliament on the merits of the Government providing funding to energy providers to mitigate the impact of this measure and on the merits of extending and backdating the Energy Profits Levy in order to pay for such funding; to require the Secretary of State to report to Parliament on the merits of the Government providing grants to small businesses equivalent to 80% of the expected increase in their energy costs for the period 1 October 2022 to 30 September 2023, and on the merits of maintaining the rate of the Corporation Tax Surcharge on banks at 8% in order to fund such grants; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 6th September 2022

A Bill to abolish higher standing charges for customers with pre-payment meters; to require energy companies to provide social tariffs for low income customers; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 19th October 2022
(Read Debate)

A Bill to establish an Energy Equity Commission to prepare a strategy for the UK Government to help manage energy costs for households, businesses, non-profit organisations and public services by ending fossil fuel dependence; to require the Commission to set equalities and environmental objectives to be met by the UK Government in implementing the strategy; to require the Commission to make recommendations on replacing the price cap system with a free Universal Basic Energy Allowance and an associated social tariff for retail energy, on an energy allowance in Universal Credit and legacy benefits, on writing off household energy debt, on the remit and objectives of Ofgem, and on how the UK Government should meet the costs of the measures recommended by the Commission; to require the Commission to prepare a Retrofitting Strategy for the Nations, including proposals for a street-by-street retrofit programme led by devolved administrations and local authorities, for financial support for improving energy efficiency, for how to target households, businesses, not-for-profit organisations and public services most in need of support, for any changes required to Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards and Future Buildings Standards, for addressing workforce and training needs, and proposals on how the UK Government should meet the costs of these measures; to require the UK Government to implement the strategy and recommendations of the Energy Equity Commission within a specified timeframe; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 18th October 2022

A Bill to place a duty on the Secretary of State to prevent the evictions of Universal Credit claimants in rent arrears; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to provide for a Code of Practice to be followed by retailers of fashion clothing, footwear and accessories in their relationships with their suppliers; to set up an Adjudicator with the role of enforcing that Code of Practice and encouraging compliance with it; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 13th July 2022
(Read Debate)

A Bill to require providers of in vitro fertilisation to publish information annually about the number of NHS-funded IVF cycles they carry out and about their provision of certain additional treatments in connection with in vitro fertilisation; to require such providers to publish a report about their provision of NHS-funded IVF treatment in certain circumstances; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 18th January 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to require banks and investment institutions regulated in the UK to verify and certify that they do not provide any form of financial or investment support to businesses which derive income from forest risk commodities, or that relevant local laws were complied with in relation to such commodities; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 17th October 2022
(Read Debate)

A Bill to prohibit the keeping of pump action firearms in homes, with exemptions for professional pest controllers and farmers; to make provision about medical requirements for holders of firearms certificates; to make provision about the disclosure of mental health concerns relating to holders of firearms certificates; to extend offences of stirring up hatred to cover hatred on the basis of sex or gender; to make motivation by misogyny an aggravating factor in sentencing for violent crimes; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 20th July 2022

A Bill to make provision for an offence in relation to the sending of flashing images; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to publish a strategy for ending the need for food banks by 2030; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 7th June 2023

A Bill to prevent certain non-statutory payments being made by the Government to former Prime Ministers; to abolish the payment of grants to persons ceasing to hold ministerial offices; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 26th October 2022

A Bill to place a duty on the Chancellor of the Exchequer to pursue a policy of full employment; to make associated provision for an employment guarantee scheme for benefit claimants who have been unemployed and looking for work for longer than six months; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to amend the Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Act 2022 to provide for a general election to be held no later than 1 December 2022; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 26th October 2022

A Bill to set up a commission to make arrangements for debates between leaders of political parties during a General Election; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to provide for a mechanism for an early general election to be held in certain circumstances, where the public has demonstrated support for such an election; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 25th January 2023

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to publish proposals for increasing the on-lending of UK Special Drawing Rights via the IMF, for transferring the capital returned to the UK by the European Investment Bank to the World Bank, and for increasing the UK’s support for the African Development Bank, for the purpose of reducing debt burdens and the cost of capital and contributing to the implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 28th June 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to make provision for a referendum on devolution in Wales; to provide that no further such referendum may take place within twenty five years; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 18th October 2023

A Bill to amend the Greater London Authority Act 1999 to give the Secretary of State power to review and overturn decisions made by the Mayor of London relating to transport and to air quality; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 3rd May 2023
(Read Debate)

A Bill to define the term “green jobs”; to require the Secretary of State to publish a strategy for their creation, including setting targets relating to green jobs, skills, and training; to require the Secretary of State to report to Parliament on performance in implementing that strategy; to require the Secretary of State to publish a plan to increase take-up of National Vocational Qualification courses related to low-carbon services; to establish a Commission to advise the Government and local authorities on increasing the availability of jobs in the low-carbon economy, including in areas with high levels of deprivation, and on ensuring access to good quality green jobs across the United Kingdom; to require the Commission to consult workers, communities, non-governmental organisations, businesses, and industry representatives; to require local authorities to report to the Commission on the availability in green jobs in their areas; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Wednesday 14th December 2022

A Bill to create an offence of killing, injuring or taking hares at certain times of the year.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to amend the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 to make provision about civil liability for breaches of health and safety duties, and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Monday 20th June 2022

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to ensure that families eligible for the Healthy Start Scheme are registered to receive it; to confer certain powers on government departments and agencies and public bodies for that purpose; to provide for an opt-out where the family wishes; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 1st November 2022