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Transparency and Accountability Bill

Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2014-15

Last updated: 27 March 2015 at 13:25

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Long title

A Bill to make provision regarding arrangements for children involved in court proceedings; to make provision about the transparency, administration and accountability of courts and case conferences; to require the Secretary of State to report to Parliament annually on the number of prisoners who have exceeded their tariff and have not been released because they do not admit guilt; to extend the Criminal Cases Review Commission’s powers to obtain information; to make provision about consumer complaints in markets for public services; to amend certain sections of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 relating to contracts; and for connected purposes.


John Hemming
Liberal Democrat
Birmingham, Yardley

Current version of the Bill

19 September 2014

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Commons
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Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
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2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Final stages
Consideration of amendments
Royal Assent
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