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Parliamentary Standards (Amendment) Bill 2010-12

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor:
Adam Afriyie

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Last event

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | 13.05.2011

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 60 2010-11 | PDF version, 86KB 20.10.2010

Latest news on the Bill

This bill was not moved for its second reading debate on 13 May 2011. There is no indication as to when the bill will progress further.

This Bill was presented to Parliament on 20 July 2010. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.

This Bill is a Private Member’s Bill. These are often not printed until close to the second reading debate. If the text is not yet available here and you wish to know more about this bill please contact its sponsor, Adam Afriyie.

Summary of the Bill

The Bill would amend the Parliamentary Standards Act 2009 to require the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority to reduce the cost and change the schemes of payment of Members of the House of Commons.

Key areas

  • requires IPSA to prepare a scheme to replace the salaries and certain allowances currently payable to Members with a Members’ Allowance; the Staffing Expenditure and Constituency Office Rental Expenditure would be retained from the current scheme
  • specifies how the Members’ Allowance is to be calculated and that its budget should be lower than the total expenditure of the current arrangements
  • restricts IPSA’s administrative costs to 2.5 per cent of the value of payments under the Scheme.

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