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Families with Children and Young People in Debt (Respite) Bill

Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2016-17

Last updated: 28 April 2017 at 15:05

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Long title

A Bill to place a duty on lenders and creditors to provide periods of financial respite for families with children and young people in debt in certain circumstances; to place a duty on public authorities to provide access to related advice, guidance and support in those circumstances; and for connected purposes.


Kelly Tolhurst
Rochester and Strood

Current version of the Bill

7 February 2017

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Commons
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Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Bill in the House of Lords
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2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
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