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St George's Day and St David's Day Bill

Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2010-12

Last updated: 1 May 2012 at 15:41

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Long title

A Bill to designate St George’s Day, or the nearest working day, as an annual public holiday in England with effect from 2012; to designate St David’s Day, or the nearest working day, as an annual public holiday in Wales with effect from 2012; and for connected purposes.

Summary

The Bill would amend the the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971 to provide that 23 April or the nearest working day should be a bank holiday in England but not in Wales, and that 1 March or the nearest working day should be a bank holiday in Wales but not in England.

The Bill would enable the Secretary of State to designate an alternative date for the St. George's Day bank holiday if it fell on Good Friday or Easter Monday.

Sponsor

Nadhim Zahawi
Conservative
Stratford-on-Avon

Current version of the Bill

Bill 128 2010-12 (as introduced)
3 May 2011
Commons

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Commons
1st reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Bill in the House of Lords
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Final stages
Consideration of amendments
Royal Assent
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