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Bank of England and Financial Services Bill [HL] 2015-16

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Lord Bridges of Headley
Cabinet Office
Harriet Baldwin
HM Treasury

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

  • Committee stage: House of Commons Committee stage: House of Commons | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 120 2015-16, as brought from the Lords | PDF version, 284KB 20.01.2016

Latest news on the Bank of England and Financial Services Bill [HL] 2015-16

The Bank of England and Financial Services Bill is a public bill presented to Parliament by the Government.

The Bill passed second reading on passed on division. (Division No. 180, Ayes 292 votes, Noes 257votes)

Find out more about Second Reading

What happens next?

MPs will next consider the Bill in a Public Bill Committee.

MPs agreed a programme motion which schedules the Bill to be considered by a Public Bill Committee. The Public Bill Committee is scheduled in the programme motion to conclude by 23 February 2016, but could finish earlier.

The membership of the public bill committee will be announced by the Committee of Selection. The earliest this would be is Thursday 4 February 2016.

Do you have relevant expertise and experience or a special interest in the Bank of England and Financial Services Bill?

If so, you can submit your views in writing to the House of Commons Public Bill Committee.

The programme motion also schedules the Report Stage, Legislative Grand Committee and Third Reading to take place over one day.

Find out more about the Bill, including the text of the Bill, explanatory notes, briefing papers, amendment papers, and committee stage

Summary of the Bank of England and Financial Services Bill [HL] 2015-16

A Bill to make provision about the Bank of England; to make provision about the regulation of financial services; to make provision about the issue of banknotes; and for connected purposes.

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