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Public Bodies (Disposal of Assets) Bill 2010-12

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor:
Mr Christopher Chope

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 | 03.02.2012

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 32 2010-2012 (as introduced) | PDF version, 77KB 15.06.2011

Latest news on the Bill

The sponsoring member nominated 3 February 2012 for the second reading. As the House did not sit on this day it was not debated. 

This Bill was presented to Parliament on 5 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, Mr Christopher Chope.

Summary of the Bill

The Bill would require central government Departments, executive agencies, non-Departmental public bodies, NHS bodies and public corporations to make an annual declaration of any of their tangible fixed assets that were unused on 1 January each year and the length of time those assets had been out of use. They would then be required to offer for sale at public auction any tangible fixed assets that had been out of use for more than one year.

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