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Childcare Bill [HL] 2015-16

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Lord Nash
Department for Education
Nicky Morgan
Department for Education

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

  1. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Commons
    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 | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 84 2015-16, as brought from the Lords | PDF version, 97KB 27.10.2015

Latest news on the Childcare Bill [HL] 2015-16

The Childcare Bill is a public bill and was introduced by the government to the House of Lords on 1 June 2015.

It completed its Lords stages on 26 October 2015 and was introduced to the Commons with first reading on 26 October 2015.

First reading is formal and takes place without any debate.

Find out more about public bills and first reading stage.

What happens next?

The next stage is second reading when the general principles of the bill are debated.

The date for the second reading debate on the Bill has not yet been announced.

Find out more about second reading in the House of Commons:

Summary of the Childcare Bill [HL] 2015-16

A Bill to make provision about free childcare for young children of working parents and about the publication of information about childcare and related matters by local authorities in England

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