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Business and Planning 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).

Business and Planning Act 2020 (c. 16)
22 July 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.

Bill 166 2019-21, Lords Amendments to the Bill
21 July 2020
Commons
30 June 2020
Lords
Bill 148 2019-21 (as introduced) - large font accessible version
25 June 2020
Commons
Bill 148 2019-21 (as introduced)
25 June 2020
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

Bill 166-EN 2019-21
21 July 2020
Commons
30 June 2020
Lords
Bill 148 EN 2019-21
25 June 2020
Commons
Bill 148 EN 2019-21 - large font accessible version
25 June 2020
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”.

Business and Planning Bill: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum
16 July 2020
Lords
Delegated Powers Memorandum from Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
25 June 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 119-R-I(Corrected-II) Marshalled list for Report
15 July 2020
Lords
HL Bill 119-I Marshalled list for Committee
8 July 2020
Lords
HL Bill 119(a) Amendments for Committee
7 July 2020
Lords
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 29 June 2020 - revised version
29 June 2020
Commons
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 29 June 2020 - large font accessible version
29 June 2020
Commons

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

CCLA Grouping of Lords Amendments 21 July 2020
21 July 2020
Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means
29 June 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 21 July 2020
22 July 2020
Commons
Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 29 June 2020
30 June 2020
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 all Commons stages
26 June 2020
Commons

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

Business and Planning Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
2 July 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 Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
25 June 2020
Commons

A collection of papers relevant to the bill

Analysis from HM Government to support the Business and Planning Bill
25 June 2020
Commons
HM Government Public Sector Equality Duty Assessment and Family Test
25 June 2020
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 Baroness Penn to Lord Hunt of Wirral regarding the Business and Planning Bill: the intention behind the Bill and an amendment underpinning the re-opening of outdoor performances
17 July 2020
Letter from Baroness Penn to Lord Hunt of Wirral regarding the Business and Planning Bill: the intention behind the Bill and an amendment underpinning the re-opening of outdoor performances
17 July 2020
Letter from Baroness Penn to Lord Hunt of Wirral regarding the intention behind the Bill and an amendment underpinning the re-opening of outdoor performances
17 July 2020

Commons 2nd reading

29 June 2020
Commons

Commons Committee stage

Committee: 1st sitting
29 June 2020
Commons

Commons Report stage

29 June 2020
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

29 June 2020
Commons

Lords 1st reading

1st reading (Hansard)
30 June 2020
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

2nd reading (Hansard)
6 July 2020
Lords
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
6 July 2020
Lords

Lords Committee stage

Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard)
14 July 2020
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
14 July 2020
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard)
13 July 2020
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of proceedings)
13 July 2020
Lords

Lords Report stage

Report stage (Hansard)
20 July 2020
Lords
Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings)
20 July 2020
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

3rd reading (Hansard)
20 July 2020
Lords
3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
20 July 2020
Lords

Commons Consideration of Lords amendments

21 July 2020
Commons

Royal Assent

Royal Assent (Hansard)
22 July 2020
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
22 July 2020