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European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2019-21

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).

European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 (c. 1)
23 January 2020

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.

HL Bill 54 Commons reasons
22 January 2020
Lords
Bill 008 2019-20 Lords Amendments to the Bill
22 January 2020
Commons
HL Bill 48 Amendments agreed to on Report
21 January 2020
Lords
9 January 2020
Lords
Bill 001 2019-20 (as introduced)
19 December 2019
Commons

Tracked changes version showing Bill 1 of Session 2019-20 compared to Bill 7 of Session 2019. Please note that this is an unofficial version for illustrative purposes only and may not be completely accurate.

2018 Act, as amended, for illustration. Unofficial version, for illustration only, of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, as it is proposed to be amended by the EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 2019 (Bill 1, Session 2019-20)
7 January 2020
Commons
2018 Act as amended (for illustration). Unofficial version for illustration only of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, as proposed to be amended by (a) EU (WA) Bill 2019 (Bill 7 session 2019) and (b) EU (WA) Bill 2019 (Bill 1 session 2019-20)
6 January 2020
Commons
Tracked changes: Bill introduced in December 2019 compared to Bill introduced in October 2019 (updated version)
2 January 2020
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

22 January 2020
Commons
9 January 2020
Lords
19 December 2019
Commons

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill. For reports of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee, see “Select Committee Reports”.

Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department for Exiting the European Union
19 December 2019
Commons

Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, which applied from 23 October 2015 until it was suspended on 22 April 2020 (and finally rescinded on 13 July 2021),the Speaker certified Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. In relation to Finance Bills, the Speaker could certify founding financial motions, or clauses or schedules, as relating exclusively to England, Wales and Northern Ireland.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 could be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).

Memorandum on the application of Standing Order No. 83O in respect of motions relating to Lords Amendments 22 January 2020
22 January 2020
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.

HL Bill 54-I Marshalled list for Consideration of Commons reasons
22 January 2020
Lords
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 22 January 2020
22 January 2020
Commons
HL Bill 16-R-II Second marshalled list for Report
20 January 2020
Lords
HL Bill 16-R-I Marshalled list for Report
17 January 2020
Lords
HL Bill 16-III Third marshalled list for Committee
15 January 2020
Lords
HL Bill 16-II Second marshalled list for Committee
14 January 2020
Lords
HL Bill 16-I Marshalled list for Committee
13 January 2020
Lords
HL Bill 16(a) Amendments for Committee
10 January 2020
Lords
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 8 January 2020
8 January 2020
Commons
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 7 January 2020
7 January 2020
Commons
6 January 2020
Commons
3 January 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 30 December 2019
31 December 2019
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 20 December 2019
23 December 2019
Commons

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

Consideration of Lords Amendments
22 January 2020
Commons
Committee of the whole House: Day 2
8 January 2020
Commons
Committee of the whole House: Day 1
7 January 2020
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.

Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 22 January 2020
23 January 2020
Commons
All proceedings up to 8 January 2020 at Commitee of the whole House Stage
9 January 2020
Commons
Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 8 January 2020
9 January 2020
Commons
Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 7 January 2020
8 January 2020
Commons

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

European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
10 January 2020
Lords

The Government human rights memorandum is prepared by the Government to assist the Joint Committee on Human Rights with its scrutiny of the Bill’s human rights implications.

Human Rights Memorandum from the Department for Exiting the European Union
19 December 2019
Commons

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 from Lord Bethell to Baroness Hayter regarding an issue arising from committee stage: the clause 13 power and alignment with the EU Social Security Coordination Regulations
20 January 2020
Letter from Lord Bethell to Lord Shipley regarding uprating of UK state pensions, raised in the debate on new clause 37 (UK citizens resident in the EU, EEA or Switzerland: protection of rights), during the committee stage.
20 January 2020
Letter from Baroness Williams to Lord McNicol regarding refusals under the EU Settlement Scheme, clarifying a statement made during the Committee stage.
16 January 2020
Letter dated from Baroness Williams to Baroness Ludford regarding reminding EEA and Swiss citizens granted pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme of the expiry of that status
15 January 2020

Commons 2nd reading

20 December 2019
Commons

Commons Programme motion

Programme motion
20 December 2019
Commons

Commons Money resolution

Money resolution
20 December 2019
Commons

Commons Ways and Means resolution

Ways and Means resolution
20 December 2019
Commons

Commons Committee stage

Committee: 2nd sitting
8 January 2020
Commons
Committee: 1st sitting
7 January 2020
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

9 January 2020
Commons

Lords 1st reading

1st reading (Hansard)
9 January 2020
Lords
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
9 January 2020
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

2nd reading (Hansard)
13 January 2020
Lords
2nd reading (Minutes of (Proceedings)
13 January 2020
Lords

Lords Committee stage

Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard)
16 January 2020
Lords
Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard continued)
16 January 2020
Lords
Committee: 3rd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
16 January 2020
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard)
15 January 2020
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard continued)
15 January 2020
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
15 January 2020
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard)
14 January 2020
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard continued)
14 January 2020
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Minurtes of Proceedings)
14 January 2020
Lords

Lords Report stage

Report: 2nd sitting (Hansard)
21 January 2020
Lords
Report: 2nd sitting (Hansard - continued)
21 January 2020
Lords
Report: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
21 January 2020
Lords
Report: 1st sitting
20 January 2020
Lords
Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings)
20 January 2020
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

3rd reading (Hansard)
21 January 2020
Lords
3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
21 January 2020
Lords

Lords Consideration of Commons amendments

Ping Pong (Hansard)
22 January 2020
Lords
Ping Pong (Minutes of Proceedings)
22 January 2020
Lords

Commons Consideration of Lords amendments

22 January 2020
Commons

Royal Assent

Royal Assent (Hansard)
23 January 2020
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
23 January 2020