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Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018

Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2017-19

Act of Parliament (1)

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018 (c. 23)
13 September 2018

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.

30 April 2018
Lords
Bill 126 2017-19 [as amended in Public Bill Committee]
15 November 2017
Commons
16 October 2017
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. Please note that these are unofficial versions and may not be completely accurate.

Version of the bill showing changes made in committee
17 November 2017
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

20 June 2018
Lords
16 October 2017
Commons

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed. Page and line references in amendment papers refer to the PDF version of the Bill.

Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 27 April 2018
27 April 2018
Commons
26 April 2018
Commons
25 April 2018
Commons
24 April 2018
Commons
20 April 2018
Commons
19 April 2018
Commons
18 April 2018
Commons
6 March 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 16 November 2017
17 November 2017
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 15 November 2017
15 November 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 13 November 2017
14 November 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 10 November 2017
13 November 2017
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 1 November 2017
2 November 2017
Commons

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

Consideration on Report
26 April 2018
Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 15 November 2017
14 November 2017
Commons

Details of proceedings in Public Bill Committee or Committee of the whole House, on any report (consideration) stage, and on any consideration of Lords Amendments or any subsequent Lords Messages. 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.

Report Stage Proceedings as at 27 April 2018
30 April 2018
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 15 November 2017
16 November 2017
Commons

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.

Briefing Paper on the Bill
25 April 2018
Commons

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
19 June 2018
Lords

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.

Letter dated 18/07/2018 from Baroness Vere regarding issues on the debate on the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill: the Government's estimate that there will be 15,000 prosecutions under the Bill.
18 July 2018
Letter dated 18/07/2018 from Baroness Vere regarding issues raised during the Second Reading of the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill: assistance from employers to those giving evidence and duties of employers to support staff.
18 July 2018
Letter dated 09/06/2018 from Baroness Vere of Norbiton to Lords regarding a point raised at the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill second reading debate.
9 July 2018
Letter dated 21/11/2017 from Nick Hurd MP to Huw Merriman MP regarding issues raised during the committee debate: the new proposed offence of battery against an emergency worker and the Unduly Lenient Sentence (ULS) scheme
21 November 2017

Full transcripts

Commons Committee stage

Commons 1st reading

19 July 2017
Commons

Commons 2nd reading

20 October 2017
Commons

Commons Report stage

27 April 2018
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

27 April 2018
Commons

Lords 1st reading

1st reading (Hansard)
30 April 2018
Lords
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
30 April 2018
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

2nd reading (Hansard)
29 June 2018
Lords
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
29 June 2018
Lords

Lords Order of Commitment discharged

Order of Commitment discharged (Hansard)
16 July 2018
Lords
Order of Commitment discharged (Minutes of Proceedings)
16 July 2018
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

3rd reading (Hansard)
24 July 2018
Lords
3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
24 July 2018
Lords

Royal Assent

Royal Assent (Hansard)
13 September 2018
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
13 September 2018