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United Kingdom Internal Market 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).

United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020 (c. 27)
17 December 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 234 2019-21 (Lords non-insistence and amendments in lieu)
16 December 2020
Commons
HL Bill 159 Commons reason
15 December 2020
Lords
Bill 230 2019-21 (Lords non-insistence, amendments in lieu and amendment to words restored to the Bill)
15 December 2020
Commons
HL Bill 158 Commons insistences on disagreement, non-insistences on disagreement, amendment instead of words left out, consequential amendment, amendment in lieu, disagreements and reasons
10 December 2020
Lords
Bill 229 2019-21 (Lords insistence, non-insistence, amendments in lieu and amendments to words restored)
10 December 2020
Commons
HL Bill 156 Commons reasons and amendments
7 December 2020
Lords
Bill 224 2019-21 (Lords Amendments to the Bill)
2 December 2020
Commons
25 November 2020
Lords
9 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 135 (Correction)
30 September 2020
Lords
30 September 2020
Lords
Bill 185 2019-21 (as amended in Committee) - (large print)
22 September 2020
Commons
Bill 185 2019-21 (as amended in Committee)
22 September 2020
Commons
Bill 177 2019-21 - (large print)
9 September 2020
Commons
Bill 177 2019-21 (as introduced)
9 September 2020
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

Bill 224-EN 2019-21
2 December 2020
Commons
30 September 2020
Lords
Bill 177-EN 2019-21
9 September 2020
Commons
Bill 177-EN 2019-21 - (large print)
9 September 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”.

United Kingdom Internal Market Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum
30 September 2020
Lords
Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
9 September 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.

Commons Consideration of Lords Message as at 16 December 2020
16 December 2020
Commons
HL Bill 159-I Marshalled list for consideration of Commons reason
15 December 2020
Lords
HL Bill 159(a) Motion for consideration of Commons reason
15 December 2020
Lords
Commons Consideration of Lords Message as at 15 December 2020
15 December 2020
Commons
HL Bill 158-I Marshalled list for consideration of Commons reasons and amendments
11 December 2020
Lords
HL Bill 158(a) Motions for consideration of Commons reasons and amendments
11 December 2020
Lords
Commons Consideration of Lords Message as at 10 December 2020
10 December 2020
Commons
HL Bill 156-I Marshalled list for consideration of Commons reasons and amendments
8 December 2020
Lords
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 7 December 2020
7 December 2020
Commons
HL Bill 155-I Marshalled list for Third Reading
27 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 150-III(Rev) Revised third marshalled list for Report
23 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 150-III Provisional third marshalled list for Report
20 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 150-II(a) Amendment for Report (for Third Marshalled List)
19 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 150-II Second Marshalled list for Report
18 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 150-I(b) Amendment for Report (for Second Marshalled List)
17 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 150-I(a) Amendments for Report (for Second Marshalled List)
16 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 150-I Marshalled list for Report
13 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 150(c) Amendments for Report
12 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 150(b) Amendments for Report
11 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 150(a) Amendments for Report
10 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 135-V Fifth Marshalled list for Committee
4 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 135-IV Revised fourth marshalled list for Committee
2 November 2020
Lords
HL Bill 135-IV Provisional fourth marshalled list for Committee
30 October 2020
Lords
HL Bill 135-III Third Marshalled list for Committee
28 October 2020
Lords
HL Bill 135-II(b) Amendments for Committee (for Third Marshalled List)
27 October 2020
Lords
HL Bill 135-II Revised second marshalled list for Committee
26 October 2020
Lords
HL Bill 135-II(a) Amendments for Committee (for Third Marshalled List)
26 October 2020
Lords
HL Bill 135-II Provisional second marshalled list for Committee
23 October 2020
Lords
HL Bill 135-I(a) Amendments for Committee
22 October 2020
Lords
HL Bill 135-I Marshalled list for Committee
21 October 2020
Lords
HL Bill 135(a) Amendments for Committee
20 October 2020
Lords
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 29 September 2020
29 September 2020
Commons
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 29 September 2020 - (large print)
29 September 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 25 September 2020
28 September 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 24 September 2020
25 September 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 23 September 2020
24 September 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 22 September 2020
23 September 2020
Commons
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 22 September 2020
22 September 2020
Commons
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 22 September 2020 - (large print)
22 September 2020
Commons
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 21 September 2020
21 September 2020
Commons
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 21 September 2020 - (large print)
21 September 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 17 September 2020
18 September 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 16 September 2020
17 September 2020
Commons
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 16 September 2020
16 September 2020
Commons
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 16 September 2020 - (large print)
16 September 2020
Commons
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 15 September 2020
15 September 2020
Commons
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 15 September 2020 - (large print)
15 September 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 11 September 2020
14 September 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 10 September 2020
11 September 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 9 September 2020
10 September 2020
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 Message - selection and grouping
16 December 2020
Commons
Grouping of Motions relating to Lords Message by Secretary Alok Sharma - By order of the Speaker 14 December 2020
14 December 2020
Commons
Grouping of Motions relating to Lords Message by Secretary Alok Sharma - By order of Mr Speaker, 10 December 2020
10 December 2020
Commons
Grouping of Lords Amendments by Secretary Alok Sharma and selection of motions relating to Lords Amendments by the Speaker - 7 December 2020
7 December 2020
Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Mr Speaker
29 September 2020
Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (Day 4)
22 September 2020
Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (Day 3)
21 September 2020
Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (Day 2)
16 September 2020
Commons
Provisional grouping and selection of Amendments by Chairman of Ways and Means (Day 1)
15 September 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 Message as at 16 December 2020
17 December 2020
Commons
Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Message as at 15 December 2020
16 December 2020
Commons
Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Message as at 10 December 2020
11 December 2020
Commons
Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments - 7 December 2020
8 December 2020
Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 29 September 2020
30 September 2020
Commons
All proceedings at Committee of the whole House Stage
23 September 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 Lords Amendments
4 December 2020
Commons
Briefing Paper on Second Reading
11 September 2020
Commons

The following select committee reports have been identified as relevant to the debate on the Bill.

29th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
18 November 2020
Lords
26th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
4 November 2020
Lords
14th Report of the European Union Committee
16 October 2020
Lords
17th Report of the Select Committee on the Constitution
16 October 2020
Lords
24th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
17 September 2020
Lords

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

United Kingdom Internal Market Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
9 October 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
24 September 2020
Commons

A collection of papers relevant to the bill

Legal Statement from HM Government
14 September 2020
Commons

List of related Impact Assessments

Impact Assessment from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
9 September 2020

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 Callanan to Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd regarding the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - reservation of subsidy control
11 December 2020
Letter from Alok Sharma MP to Jeremy Miles AS/MS, Welsh Government, regarding subsidy control concerns
7 December 2020
Letters from Alok Sharma MP to Michael Russell MSP, Scottish Government, regarding subsidy control concerns
7 December 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle regarding a question raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Report Stage (first day)
3 December 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness McIntosh of Pickering regarding the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Report Stage (second day)
3 December 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Stevenson regarding a point raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Report Stage (second day)
3 December 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan and Baroness Bloomfield to Lord Purvis of Tweed regarding issues raised during the report stage (second day) of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill
1 December 2020
Letter from Baroness Penn to Lord Fox regarding issues raised during the report stage (third day) of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill
1 December 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Empey regarding issues raised during the report stage (second day) of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill
1 December 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Ritchie regarding issues raised during the report stage (second day) of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill
1 December 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Neville Rolfe regarding issues raised during the Report stage (second day) of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill
1 December 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Randall regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill (second day)
27 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick regarding issues raised during the Report stage (first and second days) of the United Kingdom Internal Market bill
26 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness McIntosh regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom committee stage: who would assess the impact of distortive subsidies, and government consultation
19 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Purvis regarding thecommittee stage: governance of the UK internal market and interaction with the ongoing Review of Intergovernmental Relations, and release of responses to the consultation
17 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Hayter regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (fourth day)
16 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Neville-Rolfe regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Committee stage (fourth day)
16 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Stevenson of Balmacara regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Committee stage (fourth day)
16 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Fox regarding questions on the relationship between state aid, Common Frameworks and the UK's approach to subsidy control after the end of the Transition Period
16 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Fox of Leominster regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Committee stage (fourth day)
13 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Fox, Baroness Bowles and Baroness Hayter regarding issues raised during the Lords committee stage (third day): role of the Office for the Internal Market, supporting dispute resolution, and advice and reporting
5 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Fox, Baroness Bowles and Baroness Hayter regarding issues raised during the Lords committee stage: role of the Office for the Internal Market, supporting dispute resolution, and advice and reporting
5 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Finlay of Llandaff regarding issues raised during the Lords committee stage: the Competition and Markets Authority as Office for the Internal Market and trust of the devolved administrations
5 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Finlay of Llandaff regarding issues raised at the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day): the Government's public consultation, recognition of professional qualification provisions
2 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town regarding an issue raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day): purpose of Part 2 of the Bill, etc.
2 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness McIntosh regarding an issue raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day)
2 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Neville-Rolfe regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day): reasons for Part 2 of the Bill, etc.
2 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Falconer of Thoroton regarding issues raised at the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day): universities, the sale and use of coal, private law actions
2 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Fox of Leominster regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day): the number of frameworks approved by the Ministerial Committee, etc.
2 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan, Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist and Baroness Scott of Bybrook to Lord Purvis of Tweed regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day)
2 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness McIntosh and Lord Stevenson regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day)
2 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Purvis of Tweed and Lord Fox of Leominster regarding an issue raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (second day)
2 November 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Hain regarding an issue raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (first day)
28 October 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Naseby regarding an issue raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (first day)
28 October 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Finlay regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (first day): marketing standards, pesticides, construction
28 October 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan and Baroness Bloomfield to Lord Purvis regarding issues raised during the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lords committee stage (first day): the Food, Feed Safety and Hygiene Common Framework document,etc.
28 October 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe regarding issues raised at the second reading debate: public health implications of the Bill across the four nations of the UK
27 October 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Quin regarding a question raised at the second reading debate: the automotive sector and international law
26 October 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Fox regarding issues raised at the second reading debate: professional qualifications and Welsh lamb producers' trading across the UK
26 October 2020
Letter from Lord True to Baroness Hayman of Ullock regarding points raised at the second reading debate: in relation to environmental standards
26 October 2020
Letter from Lord True to Lord German regarding points raised at the: in relation to the power the Bill confers on the UK Government to provide financial assistance
26 October 2020
Letter from Lord True to Lord Morris of Aberavon regarding points raised at the l second reading debate: powers to provide financial assistance, the Bill's reservation of subsidy control and its implications for the devolved administrations' powers
26 October 2020
Letter from Lord True to Lord Morris of Aberavon regarding points raised at the l second reading debate: powers to provide financial assistance, the Bill's reservation of subsidy control and its implications
26 October 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Baroness Neville-Rolfe regarding an issue raised at the second reading debate: why the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is best placed to host the new Office for the Internal Market
25 October 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Palmer regarding issues raised at the second reading debate: dispute resolution concerning internal market matters
25 October 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Purvis of Tweed regarding an issue raised at the second reading debate: the position of English suppliers of barley selling to Scottish distiller
25 October 2020
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord Wallace of Tankerness regarding an issue raised in the second reading debate: why HM Government is not replicating the legitimate aims under Article 36 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union
25 October 2020

Royal Assent
Royal Assent (Hansard)
17 December 2020
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
17 December 2020
House of Commons Consideration of Lords amendments
16 December 2020
Commons
15 December 2020
Commons
10 December 2020
Commons
7 December 2020
Commons
House of Lords Consideration of Commons amendments
Ping Pong (Hansard)
15 December 2020
Lords
Ping Pong (Minutes of Proceedings)
15 December 2020
Lords
Ping Pong (Hansard)
14 December 2020
Lords
Ping Pong Minutes of Proceedings)
14 December 2020
Lords
Ping Pong (Hansard)
9 December 2020
Lords
Ping Pong (Minutes of Proceedings)
9 December 2020
Lords
House of Lords 3rd reading
3rd reading (Hansard)
2 December 2020
Lords
3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
2 December 2020
Lords
House of Lords Report stage
Report: 3rd sitting (Hansard)
25 November 2020
Lords
Report: 3rd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
25 November 2020
Lords
Report: 2nd sitting (Hansard)
23 November 2020
Lords
Report: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
23 November 2020
Lords
Report: 1st sitting
18 November 2020
Lords
Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings)
18 November 2020
Lords
House of Lords Committee stage
Committee: 5th sitting (Hansard)
9 November 2020
Lords
Committee: 5th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
9 November 2020
Lords
Committee: 4th sitting (Hansard)
4 November 2020
Lords
Committee: 4th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
4 November 2020
Lords
Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard)
2 November 2020
Lords
Committee: 3rd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
2 November 2020
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard)
28 October 2020
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
28 October 2020
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard)
26 October 2020
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
26 October 2020
Lords
House of Lords 2nd reading
2nd reading (Hansard)
20 October 2020
Lords
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
20 October 2020
Lords
2nd reading (Hansard)
19 October 2020
Lords
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
19 October 2020
Lords
House of Lords 1st reading
1st reading (Hansard)
30 September 2020
Lords
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
30 September 2020
Lords
House of Commons Programme motion
Programme motion
29 September 2020
Commons
Programme motion
14 September 2020
Commons
House of Commons Report stage
29 September 2020
Commons
House of Commons 3rd reading
29 September 2020
Commons
House of Commons 2nd reading
14 September 2020
Commons
House of Commons Money resolution
Money resolution
14 September 2020
Commons