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Convicted Prisoners Voting Bill 2014-15

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

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | 27.02.2015

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 50 2014-2015, as introduced | PDF version, 64KB 28.11.2014

Latest news on the Convicted Prisoners Voting Bill 2014-15

This Bill began its second reading debate on 5 December 2014 but the debate was adjourned. The second reading debate is expected to resume on Friday 27 February 2015.

This Bill was presented to Parliament on 7 July 2014. 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. If you wish to know more about this bill please contact its sponsor, Mr Christopher Chope.

Summary of the Convicted Prisoners Voting Bill 2014-15

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

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