Road Traffic Regulation (Temporary Closure for Filming) Bill 2014-15

Road Traffic Regulation (Temporary Closure for Filming) Bill 2014-15

The Road Traffic Regulation (Temporary Closure for Filming) Bill 2014-15 is a Private Members’ Bill sponsored by Iain Stewart (Conservative MP, Milton Keynes South) and had its 1st reading in Parliament on 07.07.14, there was no debate on the Bill at this stage. The Bill is to make provision for the restriction or regulation of traffic on roads in connection with filming; and for connected purposes. The Road Traffic Regulation (Temporary Closure for […]

HS2 Funding Referendum Bill

HS2 Funding Referendum Bill

The HS2 Funding Referendum Bill 2014-2015 is a Private Members Bill sponsored by Mr Christopher Chope (Conservative MP, Christchurch) and passed it’s 1st reading in the House of Commons on 07.07.14. The 2nd reading the House of Commons is scheduled to take place on the 23.01.14. The Bill in question makes the provision for a national referendum on whether the proposed construction of the HS2 railway should be supported financially by the UK taxpayer. […]

Infrastructure Bill Update: Order for Consideration

Infrastructure Bill Update: Order for Consideration

House of Lords: 26th June Order of Consideration Motion 3.38 pm Moved by Baroness Kramer That it be an instruction to the Grand Committee to which the Infrastructure Bill [HL] has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order: Clause 1, Schedule 1, Clauses 2 and 3, Schedule 2, Clauses 4 to 10, Schedule 3, Clauses 11 to 23, Schedule 4, Clauses 24 to 26, Schedule 5, Clauses […]

Drink Driving (Repeat Offenders)

Drink Driving (Repeat Offenders)

This Bill is a Private Member’s Bill. It was introduced to Parliament on 3 July 2013 under the Ten Minute Rule. This allows an MP to make his or her case for a new bill in a speech lasting up to ten minutes. An opposing speech may also be made before the House decides whether or not the bill should be introduced. If the MP is successful the bill is taken to […]

Crime and Courts Bill

Crime and Courts Bill

The Crime and Courts Bill had its Second Reading in the House of Commons on 14th January. The Bill now moves to Committee Stage. Rebecca Harris made the following speech relating to road safety. 6.20 pm   Rebecca Harris (Castle Point) (Con): I want to support some of the many excellent provisions in the Bill, and in particular the inclusion of drug-driving as an offence on which the police can act at the […]