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St George's Day and St David's Day Bill 2010-12

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule, SO No 23)
Sponsor:
Nadhim Zahawi

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

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 128 2010-12 (as introduced) 03.05.2011

Latest news on the Bill

This Bill has been withdrawn and will not progress any further.

The Bill had its first reading on 15 December 2010 through the Ten Minute Rule. The second reading was on 13 May 2011 but was subsequently withdrawn.

If you require any further information about the Bill then please contact the sponsoring Member, Nadhim Zahawi.

Summary of the Bill

The Bill would amend the the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971 to provide that 23 April or the nearest working day should be a bank holiday in England but not in Wales, and that 1 March or the nearest working day should be a bank holiday in Wales but not in England.

The Bill would enable the Secretary of State to designate an alternative date for the St. George's Day bank holiday if it fell on Good Friday or Easter Monday.

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