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Wellbeing of Future Generations Bill [HL]

Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)

Originated in the House of Lords, Session 2021-22

Last updated: 25 November 2021 at 11:06

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Long title

A Bill to make provision for a public consultation to inform a set of national wellbeing goals; to require public bodies to act in pursuit of the United Kingdom’s environmental, social, economic and cultural wellbeing by meeting wellbeing objectives, publishing future generations impact assessments and accounting for preventative spending; to establish a futures and forecasting report; to establish a Commission for Future Generations for the United Kingdom; to extend the duty of the Office of Budget Responsibility to consider wellbeing and the future generations principle in their work; to add onto a Minister in each government department's portfolio a duty to promote the future generations principle across government policy; to establish a Joint Parliamentary Committee on Future Generations; and for connected purposes

Sponsor

Lord Bird
Crossbench
Life peer

Current version of the Bill

20 May 2021
Lords

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Lords
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
Bill in the House of Commons
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Final stages
Consideration of amendments
Royal Assent
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