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Nuclear Energy (Financing) Act 2022

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2021-22

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).

Nuclear Energy (Financing) Act 2022 (c. 15)
31 March 2022

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.

11 January 2022
Lords
Bill 174 2021-22 (as introduced)
26 October 2021
Commons
Bill 174 2021-22 (as introduced) - large print
26 October 2021
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

11 January 2022
Lords
Bill 174 EN 2021-22
26 October 2021
Commons
Bill 174 EN 2021-22 - large print
26 October 2021
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”.

Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum
11 January 2022
Lords
Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
26 October 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.

HL Bill 89-R-I Marshalled list for Report
22 March 2022
Lords
HL Bill 89-R(b) Amendment for Report
16 March 2022
Lords
HL Bill 89-R(a) Amendment for Report
9 March 2022
Lords
HL Bill 89-I Marshalled list for Grand Committee
4 March 2022
Lords
HL Bill 89(g) Amendments for Grand Committee
3 March 2022
Lords
HL Bill 89(f) Amendment for Grand Committee
2 March 2022
Lords
HL Bill 89(e) Amendments for Grand Committee
1 March 2022
Lords
HL Bill 89(d) Amendments for Grand Committee
28 February 2022
Lords
HL Bill 89(c) Amendments for Grand Committee
24 February 2022
Lords
HL Bill 89(b) Amendments for Grand Committee
23 February 2022
Lords
HL Bill 89(a) Amendments for Grand Committee
22 February 2022
Lords
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 10 January 2022
10 January 2022
Commons
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 10 January 2022 - large print
10 January 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 7 January 2022
7 January 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 6 January 2022
6 January 2022
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 25 November 2021
25 November 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 24 November 2021
24 November 2021
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 23 November 2021
23 November 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 19 November 2021
19 November 2021
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 18 November 2021
18 November 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 17 November 2021
17 November 2021
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 16 November 2021
16 November 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 15 November 2021
15 November 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 12 November 2021
12 November 2021
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 10 November 2021
10 November 2021
Commons

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

Speaker’s provisional grouping and selection of Amendments - 10 January 2022
10 January 2022
Commons
Chairs' provisional selection and grouping - 25 November 2021
25 November 2021
Commons
Chairs' provisional selection and grouping - 23 November 2021
23 November 2021
Commons
Chairs' provisional selection and grouping - 18 November 2021
17 November 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.

Report Stage Proceedings as at 10 January 2022
11 January 2022
Commons
All proceedings up to 25 November 2021 at Public Bill Committee Stage
25 November 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.

Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill
20 January 2022
Lords
Briefing Paper on the Bill
7 January 2022
Commons

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

19th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
2 February 2022
Lords

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

Have your say on the Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill
4 November 2021
Commons

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.

Memorandum by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy - 2 November 2021
2 November 2021
Commons

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

Written evidence submitted by Sizewell C Consortium (NEFB06)
26 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Stop Sizewell C (NEFB07)
26 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Energy UK (NEFB05)
19 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Derek Wyatt (former MP 1997-2010) (NEFB01)
17 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Maike Windhorst (NEFB02)
17 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Urenco Limited (NEFB03)
17 November 2021
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Together Against Sizewell C (TASC) (NEFB04)
17 November 2021
Commons

List of related Impact Assessments

Impact Assessment from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
26 October 2021

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 Baroness Bennett regarding the four areas that are in discussions with Nuclear Waste Services about the development of a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF), as discussed during the Second Reading of the Bill.
2 March 2022
Letter from Lord Callanan to Lord McNicol regarding whether the Government will be taking a special share in Hinkley Point C, as discussed during the Second Reading of the Bill.
2 March 2022
Letter dated from Greg Hands MP to Kirsty Blackman MP regarding how electricity suppliers and their consumers would be protected from having to provide too much collateral under the nuclear RAB (Regulated Asset Base) revenue model, as discussed during the Public Bill Committee debate (fifth sitting).
30 November 2021
Letter from Greg Hands MP to Alan Whitehead MP regarding the omission of non-GB companies in clause 33, and the explanation for the repeals in paragraph 4 pf the Schedule, as discussed during the Committee (sixth sitting).
29 November 2021
Letter dated 18/11/2021 from Greg Hands MP to Alan Brown MP regarding whether Sizewell C currently holds an electricity licence and where it can be found on the Ofgem website, as discussed during the Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill Public Bill Committee (fourth sitting).
18 November 2021

Full transcripts

Committee debates: compilation pdf of sittings so far
23 November 2021
Commons
23 November 2021
Commons
18 November 2021
Commons
18 November 2021
Commons
16 November 2021
Commons
16 November 2021
Commons

Commons Committee stage

Committee Debates: compilation pdf of debates so far
25 November 2021
Commons
25 November 2021
Commons
23 November 2021
Commons
18 November 2021
Commons
18 November 2021
Commons
16 November 2021
Commons
16 November 2021
Commons

Link to the relevant section in the Commons Hansard Daily Report

Commons 2nd reading

2nd reading - Commons Hansard link
3 November 2021
Commons

Commons Report stage

Report stage - Commons Hansard link
10 January 2022
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

3rd reading - Commons Hansard link
10 January 2022
Commons

Lords 1st reading

11 January 2022
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

21 February 2022
Lords

Lords Committee stage

8 March 2022
Lords

Lords Report stage

24 March 2022
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

30 March 2022
Lords

Royal Assent

31 March 2022

Lords 1st reading

Minutes of Proceedings
11 January 2022
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

Minutes of Proceedings
21 February 2022
Lords

Lords Committee stage

Minutes of Proceedings
8 March 2022
Lords

Lords Report stage

Minutes of Proceedings
24 March 2022
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

Minutes of Proceeding
30 March 2022
Lords

Royal Assent

Minutes of Proceedings
31 March 2022