A Westminster Hall debate on the spending of the Ministry of Justice on legal aid is scheduled for Thursday 22 October at 3pm. The Member leading the debate is Sir Robert Neill MP.
The Library will produce a briefing or material for the second reading debate and this page will be updated when it is made available.
The second reading paper may be updated as the Bill goes through Parliament; alternatively additional papers will be added to this page to reflect the Bill’s progress.
Help for Members of Parliament and their staff
In addition to writing and updating published papers as bills go through Parliament, the House of Commons Library can assist Members of Parliament and their staff with individual enquiries about bills, particularly on the policy background.
The Public Bill Office (PBO) supports public bill committees. The staff working in the PBO can advise Members of Parliament on tabling amendments to bills and on the drafting of Private Members’ Bills.
This briefing provides an overview of the progress of the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill 2019-21. It has been updated from section 3 onwards, in advance of consideration of Lords amendments on 19 October.
A Westminster Hall Debate on e-petition 321862 relating to immigration is scheduled for Monday 19 October 2020. The debate will be opened by Tom Hunt MP.