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National Security Bill

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2022-23

Bill (6)

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.

HL Bill 88 (as amended in Committee)
18 January 2023
Lords
HL Bill 68 (as brought from the Commons)
17 November 2022
Lords
Bill 165 2022-23 (as amended in Public Bill Committee)
18 October 2022
Commons
Bill 165 2022-23 (as amended in Public Bill Committee) - large print
18 October 2022
Commons
Bill 007 2022-23 (as introduced)
11 May 2022
Commons
Bill 007 2022-23 (as introduced) - large print
11 May 2022
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

17 November 2022
Lords
Bill 007 EN 2022-23
11 May 2022
Commons
Bill 007 EN 2022-23 - large print
11 May 2022
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”.

National Security Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum
18 November 2022
Lords
Delegated Powers Memorandum
11 May 2022
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 88 Running list of amendments
23 January 2023
Lords
HL Bill 88(b) Amendment for Report
23 January 2023
Lords
HL Bill 88(a) Amendment for Report
19 January 2023
Lords
HL Bill 68-V Fifth marshalled list for Committee
16 January 2023
Lords
HL Bill 68-IV Fourth marshalled list for Committee
12 January 2023
Lords
HL Bill 68-III Third marshalled list for Committee
9 January 2023
Lords
HL Bill 68-II(b) Amendments for Committee (Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List)
6 January 2023
Lords
HL Bill 68-II(a) Amendments for Committee (Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List)
4 January 2023
Lords
HL Bill 68-II Second marshalled list for Committee
19 December 2022
Lords
HL Bill 68-I(a) Amendments for Committee (Supplementary to the Marshalled List)
16 December 2022
Lords
HL Bill 68-I Marshalled list for Committee
15 December 2022
Lords
HL Bill 68(e) Amendments for Committee
14 December 2022
Lords
HL Bill 68(d) Amendments for Committee
13 December 2022
Lords
HL Bill 68(c) Amendments for Committee
12 December 2022
Lords
HL Bill 68(b) Amendments for Committee
9 December 2022
Lords
HL Bill 68(a) Amendments for Committee
7 December 2022
Lords
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 16 November 2022
16 November 2022
Commons
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 16 November 2022 - large print
16 November 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 15 November 2022
15 November 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 14 November 2022
14 November 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 11 November 2022
11 November 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 10 November 2022
10 November 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 9 November 2022
9 November 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 3 November 2022
3 November 2022
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 18 October 2022
18 October 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 13 October 2022
13 October 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 7 October 2022
7 October 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 23 September 2022
23 September 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 22 September 2022
22 September 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 9 September 2022
9 September 2022
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 8 September 2022
8 September 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 7 September 2022
7 September 2022
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 6 September 2022
6 September 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 2 September 2022
2 September 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 31 August 2022
31 August 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 22 July 2022
22 July 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 20 July 2022
20 July 2022
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 19 July 2022
19 July 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 15 July 2022
15 July 2022
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 14 July 2022
14 July 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 13 July 2022
13 July 2022
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 12 July 2022
12 July 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 8 July 2022
8 July 2022
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 7 July 2022
7 July 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 6 July 2022
6 July 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 5 July 2022
5 July 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 4 July 2022
4 July 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 1 July 2022
1 July 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 30 June 2022
30 June 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 27 June 2022
27 June 2022
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 - 16 November 2022
16 November 2022
Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 18 October 2022
17 October 2022
Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 8 September 2022
7 September 2022
Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 6 September 2022
5 September 2022
Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 19 July 2022
18 July 2022
Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 14 July 2022
13 July 2022
Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 12 July 2022
11 July 2022
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 16 November 2022
16 November 2022
Commons
All proceedings up to 18 October 2022 at Public Bill Committee Stage
18 October 2022
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.

National Security Bill
25 November 2022
Lords
Briefing Paper on Second Reading
1 June 2022
Commons

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

21st Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
19 December 2022
Lords
20th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
12 December 2022
Lords

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

Call for written evidence: National Security Bill
7 June 2022
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.

European Convention on Human Rights Memorandum
11 May 2022
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 the National Union of Journalists, Index on Censorship, Reporters Without Borders and openDemocracy (NSB08)
19 October 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the BBC (NSB09)
19 October 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Channel 4 Television Corporation (NSB10)
19 October 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by the Law Commission of England and Wales (supplementary submission) (NSB05)
7 September 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Assistant Commissioner Matt Jukes QPM, Counter Terrorism Policing (NSB06)
7 September 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Guardian News & Media Ltd (NSB07)
7 September 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Matrix Chambers, Mishcon de Reya, Powerscourt Group (NSB04)
20 July 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by The Russell Group and Universities UK (UUK) (NSB03)
15 July 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Reprieve (NSB01)
8 July 2022
Commons
Written evidence submitted by Sarah Kendall, PhD Candidate and Sessional Academic, School of Law, University of Queensland (NSB02)
8 July 2022
Commons

List of related Impact Assessments

Impact Assessment from the Home Office
17 November 2022
Impact Assessment from the Ministry of Justice
18 May 2022
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 Stephen McPartland MP to James Gray MP and Rushanara Ali MP regarding issues raised in the committee stage debate: extending police powers in prohibited places to the armed forces, 'insanity’ defences in relation to biometric retention, justification for polygraph testing, interaction with the Official Secrets Act 1989, and Government amendments.
9 September 2022

Full transcripts

Commons Committee stage

Compilation PDF of committee debates so far
19 October 2022
Commons
18 October 2022
Commons
18 October 2022
Commons
8 September 2022
Commons
8 September 2022
Commons
6 September 2022
Commons
6 September 2022
Commons
19 July 2022
Commons
19 July 2022
Commons
14 July 2022
Commons
14 July 2022
Commons
12 July 2022
Commons
12 July 2022
Commons
7 July 2022
Commons
7 July 2022
Commons

Link to the relevant section in the Commons Hansard Daily Report

Commons 2nd reading

2nd reading - Commons Hansard link
6 June 2022
Commons

Commons Report stage

Report stage - Commons Hansard link
16 November 2022
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

3rd reading - Commons Hansard link
16 November 2022
Commons

Lords 1st reading

17 November 2022
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

6 December 2022
Lords

Lords Committee stage

Lords Hansard - Part 1
18 January 2023
Lords
Lord Hansard - Part 2
18 January 2023
Lords
16 January 2023
Lords
Lords Hansard - Part 1
11 January 2023
Lords
Lords Hansard - Part 2
11 January 2023
Lords
Lords Hansard - Part 1
21 December 2022
Lords
Lords Hansard - Part 2
21 December 2022
Lords
19 December 2022
Lords

Lords 1st reading

Minutes of Proceedings
17 November 2022
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

Minutes of Proceedings
6 December 2022
Lords

Lords Committee stage

Minutes of Proceedings - Part 1
18 January 2023
Lords
Minutes of Proceedings - Part 2
18 January 2023
Lords
Minutes of Proceedings
16 January 2023
Lords
Minutes of Proceedings - Part 1
11 January 2023
Lords
Minutes of Proceedings - Part 2
11 January 2023
Lords
Minutes of Proceedings - Part 1
21 December 2022
Lords
Minutes of Proceedings - Part 2
21 December 2022
Lords
Minutes of Proceedings
19 December 2022
Lords