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Armed Forces Bill

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, sessions 2019-21, 2021-22

Bill (4)

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 002 2021-22 (as introduced)
12 May 2021
Commons
Bill 002 2021-22 (as introduced) - large print
12 May 2021
Commons
Bill 244 2019-21 (as introduced)
25 January 2021
Commons
Bill 244 2019-21 - (large print)
25 January 2021
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

Bill 002 EN 2021-22
12 May 2021
Commons
Bill 002 EN 2021-22 - large print
12 May 2021
Commons
Bill 244 EN 2019-21
25 January 2021
Commons
Bill 244 EN 2019-21 - (large print)
25 January 2021
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.

Select Committee Amendments as at 31 March 2021
26 March 2021
Commons
Select Committee Amendments as at 25 March 2021
25 March 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 23 March 2021
24 March 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 22 March 2021
23 March 2021
Commons

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

Chairs’ provisional grouping of amendments in Committee
23 March 2021
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considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

All proceedings up to 31 March at Select Committee Stage
31 March 2021
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 Second Reading
3 February 2021
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 Johnny Mercer MP to Kevan Jones MP regarding issues raised during the committee stage: Service Police complaints, and clause 19 and its effect on the Royal Gibraltar Regiment
13 April 2021
Letter from Johnny Mercer MP to Kevan Jones MP regarding issues raised during the committee stage: Service Police complaints, and clause 19 and its effect on the Royal Gibraltar Regiment
13 April 2021

Link to the relevant section in the Commons Hansard Daily Report

House of Commons 2nd reading

8 February 2021
Commons

Full transcripts

Select Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sittings so far
31 March 2021
Commons
31 March 2021
Commons
25 March 2021
Commons