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Elections Bill

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2021-22

Last updated: 27 January 2022 at 17:15

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Long title

A Bill to make provision about the administration and conduct of elections, including provision designed to strengthen the integrity of the electoral process; about overseas electors; about voting and candidacy rights of EU citizens; about the designation of a strategy and policy statement for the Electoral Commission; about the membership of the Speaker's Committee; about the Electoral Commission's functions in relation to criminal proceedings; about financial information to be provided by a political party on applying for registration; for preventing a person being registered as a political party and being a recognised non-party campaigner at the same time; about regulation of expenditure for political purposes; about disqualification of offenders for holding elective offices; about information to be included in electronic campaigning material; and for connected purposes.

Sponsoring departments

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
Kemi Badenoch
Conservative, Saffron Walden
Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
Lord True
Conservative, Life peer

Current version of the Bill

HL Bill 96 (as brought from the Commons)
18 January 2022

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Commons
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Bill in the House of Lords
1st reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Final stages
Consideration of amendments
Royal Assent
In progress
Not applicable
Not yet reached