This is a public bill presented to Parliament by the Government.
The Bill was introduced to the House of Commons and given its First Reading on Wednesday 21 July 2021. This stage is formal and takes place without any debate.
What happens next?
MPs will next consider the Bill at Second Reading on Monday 18 October 2021.
- About Parliament: Passage of a Bill
- Bill Documents: Including text of the Bill, explanatory notes, amendment papers and briefing papers