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Equality Act 2010

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Sessions 2008-09, 2009-10

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).

13 April 2010
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.

Bill 96 09-10 (Lords Amendments to the Bill)
24 March 2010
Commons
3 March 2010
Lords
10 February 2010
Lords
HL Bill 20 09-10 (as brought from the Commons)
4 December 2009
Lords
19 November 2009
Commons
8 July 2009
Commons
Bill as introduced (incorporating side-by-side Explanatory Notes) - volume I
27 April 2009
Commons
Bill as introduced (incorporating side-by-side Explanatory Notes) - volume II
27 April 2009
Commons
Bill as introduced (incorporating interwoven Explanatory Notes)
27 April 2009
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

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.

Notices of Amendments given up to and including 30 March 2010
7 April 2010
Commons
Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 6 April 2010
6 April 2010
Commons
Notices of Amendments given up to and including 30 March 2010
31 March 2010
Commons
Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Third Reading as at 22nd March 2010
23 March 2010
Lords
Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to be Moved on Report as at 1 March 2010
2 March 2010
Lords
Sixth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 5 February 2010
8 February 2010
Lords
Revised Fifth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 26 January 2010
27 January 2010
Lords
Fifth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 25 January 2010
26 January 2010
Lords
Supplementary to the Fourth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 21 January 2010
25 January 2010
Lords
Fourth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 21 January 2010
22 January 2010
Lords
Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 20 January 2010
21 January 2010
Lords
Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 19 January 2010
20 January 2010
Lords
Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 18th January 2010
19 January 2010
Lords
Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 17 January 2010
18 January 2010
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Committee supplementary to the Revised Second Marshalled List as at 14 January 2010
15 January 2010
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 13 January 2010
14 January 2010
Lords
Revised Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 12 January 2010
13 January 2010
Lords
Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 8 January 2010
11 January 2010
Lords
Consideration of Bill as at 2 December 2009
2 December 2009
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 13 October 2009
14 October 2009
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 8 October 2009
9 October 2009
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 20 July 2009
21 July 2009
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 16 July 2009
17 July 2009
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 10 July 2009
13 July 2009
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 7 July 2009
8 July 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 7 July 2009
7 July 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 2 July 2009
2 July 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 30 June 2009
30 June 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 25 June 2009
25 June 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 23 June 2009
23 June 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 18 June
18 June 2009
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 16 June 2009
17 June 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 16 June 2009
16 June 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 11 June 2009
11 June 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 9 June 2009
9 June 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 2 June 2009
2 June 2009
Commons

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

Selection of amendments (Consideration of Lords Amendments)
6 April 2010
Commons
Report stage: selection of amendments
2 December 2009
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 6 April 2010
7 April 2010
Commons
Report stage proceedings as at 2 December 2009
3 December 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 7 July 2009
8 July 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 2 July 2009
3 July 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 30 June 2009
1 July 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 25 June 2009
26 June 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 23 June 2009
24 June 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 18 June 2009
19 June 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 16 June 2009
17 June 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 11 June 2009
12 June 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 9 June 2009
10 June 2009
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 2 June 2009
3 June 2009
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.

Research Paper on the Equality Bill: Committee Stage Report
12 November 2009
Commons
Research Paper on the Equality Bill
7 May 2009
Commons

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

Work and Pensions Committee: The Equality Bill: how disability equality fits within a Single Equality Act (HC 158-I, 2008-09)
14 May 2009
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.

Commons Committee stage

Memoranda submitted to the Committee
22 June 2009
Commons

Full transcripts

Commons Committee stage

Committee stage - 19th sitting
8 July 2009
Commons
Committee stage - 20th sitting
8 July 2009
Commons
Committee stage - 17th sitting
3 July 2009
Commons
Committee stage - 18th sitting
3 July 2009
Commons
Committee stage - 15th sitting
1 July 2009
Commons
Committee stage - 16th sitting
1 July 2009
Commons
Committee stage - 13th sitting
26 June 2009
Commons
Committee stage - 14th sitting
26 June 2009
Commons
Committee stage - 11th sitting
24 June 2009
Commons
Committee stage - 12th sitting
24 June 2009
Commons
Committee stage - 9th sitting
19 June 2009
Commons
Committee stage - 10th sitting
19 June 2009
Commons
Committee stage - 7th sitting
17 June 2009
Commons
Committee stage - 8th sitting
17 June 2009
Commons
Committee stage - 5th sitting
12 June 2009
Commons
Committee stage - 6th sitting
12 June 2009
Commons
Committee stage - 3rd sitting
11 June 2009
Commons
Committee stage - 4th sitting
11 June 2009
Commons
Committee stage - 1st sitting
4 June 2009
Commons
Committee stage - 2nd sitting
4 June 2009
Commons

Commons 1st reading

24 April 2009
Commons

Commons 2nd reading

11 May 2009
Commons

Commons Report stage

2 December 2009
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

2 December 2009
Commons

Lords 1st reading

3 December 2009
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

15 December 2009
Lords

Lords Committee stage

Committee: 6th sitting
9 February 2010
Lords
Committee: 5th sitting
27 January 2010
Lords
Committee: 4th sitting
25 January 2010
Lords
Committee: 3rd sitting
19 January 2010
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting
13 January 2010
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting
11 January 2010
Lords

Lords Report stage

2 March 2010
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

23 March 2010
Lords

Commons Consideration of Lords amendments

6 April 2010
Commons

Royal Assent

8 April 2010

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Commons Programme motion

Programme motion
11 May 2009
Commons

Commons Money resolution

Money resolution
11 May 2009
Commons

Commons Carry-over motion

Carry-over motion - agreed on deferred division
13 May 2009
Commons
Carry-over motion - deferred
11 May 2009
Commons