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Bill documents — Policing and Crime Bill 2015-16 to 2016-17

Bills

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 003 2016-17, as introduced | PDF version, 1MB 19.05.2016
Commons Bill 158 2015-16 (as amended in Public Bill Committee) | PDF version, 1MB 13.04.2016
Commons Bill 134 2015-16 (as introduced) | PDF version, 853KB 10.02.2016

Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons

House Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Date
Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 790KB) 14.04.2016

Explanatory Notes

Documents prepared by the Government to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 003-EN 2016-17 | PDF version, 1MB 19.05.2016
Commons Bill 134 EN 2015-16 | PDF version, 1MB 10.02.2016

"English votes for English laws"

Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, the Speaker certifies Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. The text of certificates issued by the Speaker, and information prepared by the Government on how government amendments affect the territorial application of provisions of the bill, are available here. (Similar information about the bill itself can be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).

House English votes for English laws Date
Commons Memorandum from the Home Office - 12 April 2016 (PDF, 283KB) 20.04.2016
Commons Speaker's Certificate - 2 March 2016 (PDF, 56KB) 03.03.2016

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.

House Amendment Paper Date
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 6 June 2016 | PDF version, 264KB 07.06.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 26 May 2016 | PDF version, 254KB 27.05.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 19 May 2016 | PDF version, 251KB 20.05.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 12 May 2016 | PDF version, 252KB 13.05.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 9 May 2016 | PDF version, 250KB 10.05.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 4 May 2016 | PDF version, 250KB 05.05.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 26 April 2016 | PDF version, 248KB 27.04.2016
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 26 April 2016 | PDF version, 290KB 26.04.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 22 April 2016 | PDF version, 281KB 25.04.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 21 April 2016 | PDF version, 149KB 22.04.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 20 April 2016 | PDF version, 185KB 21.04.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 19 April 2016 | PDF version, 36KB 20.04.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 13 April 2016 | PDF version, 128KB 14.04.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 12 April 2016 | PDF version, 427KB 12.04.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 8 April 2016 | PDF version, 420KB 11.04.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 7 April 2016 | PDF version, 419KB 08.04.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 24 March 2016 | PDF version, 374KB 25.03.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 24 March 2016 | PDF version, 251KB 24.03.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 22 March 2016 | PDF version, 243KB 23.03.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 22 March 2016 | PDF version, 383KB 22.03.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 17 March 2016 | PDF version, 370KB 18.03.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 16 March 2016 | PDF version, 324KB 17.03.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 15 March 2016 | PDF version, 228KB 16.03.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 15 March 2016 | PDF version, 232KB 15.03.2016

Selection of amendments: Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

House Selection of amendments: Commons Date
Commons Consideration on Report : Day 1 (PDF, 143KB) 25.04.2016
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 180KB) 11.04.2016
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 184KB) 24.03.2016
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 184KB) 21.03.2016

Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons

Details of the Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

House Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 26 April 2016 | PDF version, 173KB 27.04.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 12 April 2016 | PDF version, 385KB 13.04.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 24 March 2016 | PDF version, 137KB 25.03.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 22 March 2016 | PDF version, 217KB 23.03.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 15 March 2016 | PDF version, 106KB 16.03.2016

Briefing papers

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

House Briefing papers Date
Commons Committee Stage Report 22.04.2016

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Policing and Crime Bill: Schedule of Evidence (PDF, 78KB) 14.03.2016
Commons Have your say on the Policing and Crime Bill 08.03.2016

Written evidence

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

House Written evidence Date
Commons Written Evidence: Professor Anthea Hucklesby (PCB40) 13.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Glen Mallen (PCB41) 13.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside (PCB42) 13.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Youth Justice Board for England and Wales (PCB43) 13.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Matthew Gunning further submission (PCB44) 13.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Mental Health Alliance PCB11 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Mind PCB12 (PDF, 334KB) 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Home Office further submission PCB13 (PDF, 3MB) 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Local Government Association PCB14 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Countryside Alliance PCB15 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: The Law Society PCB16 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Police Superintendents' Association of England and Wales PCB17 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Chief Constable Mark Polin, Chair of the Chief Police Officers Staff Association PCB18 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Immigration Law Practitioners' Association PCB19 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Home Office further submission PCB20 (PDF, 654KB) 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Ian Durrant PCB21 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Richard Cartwright, Kevin Cartwright, and James Cartwright-Ross PCB22 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Royal College of Nursing PCB23 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Great War Society PCB24 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Independent Police Complaints Commission further submission PCB25 (PDF, 536KB) 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Mind further submission PCB26 (PDF, 293KB) 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: International Justice Mission UK PCB27 (PDF, 152KB) 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Mr Strawbridge PCB28 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Matthew Gunning PCB29 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: British Shooting Sports Council PCB30 (PDF, 142KB) 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Assistant Chief Constable Dave Orford, National Policing Lead on Firearms PCB31 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association PCB32 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Helston Forensics PCB33 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: National Police Chiefs Council PCB34 (PDF, 460KB) 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Edward Hallett PCB35 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Deactivated Weapons Association PCB36 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Mark Fleet PCB37 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Association of Convenience Stores PCB38 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: The Tommy Teaches Ltd PCB39 12.04.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Royal College of Psychiatrists PCB06 24.03.2016
Commons Written Evidence: UNISON PCB07 24.03.2016
Commons Written Evidence: NHS Providers PCB08 (PDF, 497KB) 24.03.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Home Office further submission PCB09 (PDF, 617KB) 24.03.2016
Commons Written Evidence: West Midlands Fire Service PCB10 (PDF, 304KB) 24.03.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Dame Anne Owers, Chair, Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) PCB05 (PDF, 144KB) 22.03.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Home Office further submission PCB04 (PDF, 2MB) 17.03.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service (GMFRS) PCB01 16.03.2016
Commons Written Evidence: College of Policing PCB02 16.03.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Home Office PCB03 (PDF, 2MB) 16.03.2016

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Overarching Impact Assessment (PDF, 685KB) 18.05.2016

Will write letters

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

House Will write letters Date
Letter dated 21/04/2016 from Mike Penning MP to Jack Dromey MP regarding Government amendments for Commons Report stage. (PDF, 99KB) 21.04.2016
House of Commons amendments 21 April 2016 consideration of bill, as amended. (PDF, 76KB) 21.04.2016
Letter dated 20/04/2016 from Karen Bradley MP to Liz Saville Roberts MP and others regarding the work the Government is doing to protect children online. (PDF, 1MB) 20.04.2016

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