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Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2006-07

Private Members' Bill - Introduced by David Maclean

Progress of Bill including links to debates

Key to abbreviations 
C C C C C L L L L L    
1R 2R Comm Rep 3R 1R 2R Comm Rep 3R PP RA
18.12.06 19.01.07 07.02.07 20.04.07
18.05.07
18.05.07 21.05.07            

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Lords
21 May 07 Bill 73 06-07PDF Bill as brought from the Commons - pdf version
21 May 07 Bill 73 06-07 Bill as brought from the Commons - html version
Commons
18 May 07 Proceedings Report Stage Proceedings as at 18 May 2007
18 May 07Amendment paperConsideration of Bill as at 18 May 2007

20 Apr 07 Proceedings Report Stage Proceedings as at 20 April 2007
20 Apr 07Amendment paperConsideration of Bill as at 20 April 2007

07 Feb 07 Bill 62 06-07PDF Bill as amended in Public Bill Committee - pdf version
07 Feb 07 Bill 62 06-07 Bill as amended in Public Bill Committee - html version
8 Feb 07 Proceedings Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 8 February 2007
7 Feb 07 Amendment paper Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 7 February 2007
18 Dec 06 Bill 39 06-07PDF Bill as Introduced - pdf version
18 Dec 06 Bill 39 06-07 Bill as Introduced - html version

About the Bill

Amend the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to exempt from its provisions the House of Commons and House of Lords and correspondence between Members of Parliament and public authorities.

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About Private Members' Bills

Private Members' Bills are Public Bills introduced by MPs and Lords who aren't government ministers. As with other Public Bills their purpose is to change the law as it applies to the general population

Public Bill Committee

Public Bill Committees are assigned to consider the committee stage of a bill in the Commons.The committees can take evidence from outside of Parliament. This is intended to give Committee members more information on which to make their decisions.

About Bill Stages

The procedure for passing the different types of Bills is broadly similar in both Houses. At a very simple level, a Bill must pass through several stages - in both Houses - to become an Act. Find out more about the passage of a bill.

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