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Political Parties and Elections

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Sessions 2007-08, 2008-09

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).

Political Parties and Elections Act 2009 c.12
21 July 2009
Commons

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.

Commons Disagreements and Amendments in Lieu
14 July 2009
Lords
10 July 2009
Commons
18 June 2009
Lords
14 May 2009
Lords
Bill as Amended in Public Bill Committee - html version
21 November 2008
Commons
Bill as Amended in Public Bill Committee - pdf version
21 November 2008
Commons
Bill as introduced - html version
17 July 2008
Commons
Bill as introduced - pdf version
17 July 2008
Commons
Bill as introduced - pdf version
17 July 2008
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

10 July 2009
Commons
Explanatory Notes to HL Bill 26
12 May 2009
Lords
Explanatory Notes to HL Bill 26
12 May 2009
Lords
Explanatory Notes to Bill as introduced - html version
17 July 2008
Commons
Explanatory Notes to Bill as introduced - pdf version
17 July 2008
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.

Marshalled List for Consideration of Commons Amendments as at 17 July 2009
20 July 2009
Lords
Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 10 July 2009
13 July 2009
Commons
Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Third Reading as at 8 July 2009
9 July 2009
Lords
Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 15 June 2009
16 June 2009
Lords
Supplementary to the Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 12 June 2009
15 June 2009
Lords
Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 11 June 2009
12 June 2009
Lords
Amendment to be Moved in Grand Committee Supplementary to the Fifth Marshalled List as at 12 May 2009
13 May 2009
Lords
Fifth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 11 May 2009
12 May 2009
Lords
Fourth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 6th May 2009
6 May 2009
Lords
Revised Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 30 April 2009
5 May 2009
Lords
Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 30 April 2009
1 May 2009
Lords
Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 29 April 2009
30 April 2009
Lords
Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 27 April 2009
28 April 2009
Lords
Consideration of Bill as at 2 March 2009
2 March 2009
Commons
Consideration of Bill as at 9 February 2009
9 February 2009
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 20 November 2008
21 November 2008
Commons
Public Bill Committee as at 20 November 2008
20 November 2008
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at18 November 2008
18 November 2008
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 13 November 2008
13 November 2008
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments given on 10 November 2008
11 November 2008
Commons
Notices of Amendments given up to and including Friday 7 November 2008
10 November 2008
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments given on 6 November 2008
7 November 2008
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 6 November 2008
6 November 2008
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 4 November 2008
4 November 2008
Commons
Notices of Amendments given up to and including 31 October 2008
3 November 2008
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 28 October 2008
29 October 2008
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 20 October 2008
21 October 2008
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.

Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 20 July 2009
21 July 2009
Commons
Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 13 July 2009
14 July 2009
Commons
Public Bill Proceedings as at 2 March 2009
3 March 2009
Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 9 February 2009
10 February 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 20 November 2008
21 November 2008
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 18 November 2008
19 November 2008
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 13 November 2008
14 November 2008
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 11 November 2008
12 November 2008
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 6 November 2008
7 November 2008
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 4 November 2008
5 November 2008
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.

Report on what happened in the Committee Stage of the Bill
16 December 2008
Commons
Research Paper on the Political Parties and Elections Bill
30 September 2008
Commons

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

Government response to Constitutional Affairs Committee: Party Funding (HC 163) Cm 7123
1 May 2007
Constitutional Affairs Committee: Party Funding (HC 163-I, 2006-07)
13 December 2006
Commons
Constitutional Affairs Committee: Party Funding (HC 163-II, 2006-07)
13 December 2006
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.

Memoranda submitted to the Committee
5 November 2008

Full transcripts

Commons Committee stage

Committee: 10th sitting
21 November 2008
Commons
Committee: 11th sitting
21 November 2008
Commons
Committee: 8th sitting
19 November 2008
Commons
Committee: 9th sitting
19 November 2008
Commons
Committee: 6th sitting
13 November 2008
Commons
Committee: 7th sitting
13 November 2008
Commons
Committee: 4th sitting
12 November 2008
Commons
Committee: 5th sitting
12 November 2008
Commons
Committee: 2nd sitting
7 November 2008
Commons
Committee: 3rd sitting
7 November 2008
Commons
Committee: 1st sitting
5 November 2008
Commons

Commons 1st reading

17 July 2008
Commons

Commons 2nd reading

20 October 2008
Commons

Commons Carry-over motion

Carry Over motion
20 October 2008
Commons

Commons 1st reading

4 December 2008
Commons

Commons 2nd reading

4 December 2008
Commons

Commons Programme motion

Programme motion (No. 3)
9 February 2009
Commons

Commons Report stage

Report: 2nd sitting
2 March 2009
Commons
Report: 1st sitting
9 February 2009
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

2 March 2009
Commons

Lords 1st reading

3 March 2009
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

18 March 2009
Lords

Lords Committee stage

Committee: 5th sitting
13 May 2009
Lords
Committee: 4th sitting
6 May 2009
Lords
Committee: 3rd sitting
5 May 2009
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting
30 April 2009
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting
29 April 2009
Lords

Lords Report stage

Report: 2nd sitting
17 June 2009
Lords
Report: 1st sitting
15 June 2009
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

9 July 2009
Lords

Commons Carry-over motion

Carry Over motion
13 July 2009
Commons

Commons Programme motion

Programme motion
13 July 2009
Commons

Commons Consideration of Lords amendments

13 July 2009
Commons

Lords Consideration of Commons amendments

20 July 2009
Lords

Commons Consideration of Lords amendments

20 July 2009
Commons

Royal Assent

21 July 2009

Membership of the Committee
5 November 2008
Commons

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Commons Programme motion

Programme motion
27 October 2008
Commons
Programme motion
20 October 2008
Commons