The National Security and Investment Bill 2019-21 was announced in the Queen’s Speech on 19 December 2019. It was introduced in the House of Commons on 11 November 2020. Its Second Reading took place on 17 November 2020, with remaining stages scheduled for Wednesday 20 January 2021.
Please see this page for the Library’s briefing on this Bill.
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 summarises amendments made to the Trade Bill 2019-21 in the House of Lords, ahead of amendments coming back to the Commons for the start of ping-pong.
Ireland is one of the UK's largest trading partners. This note gives some key statistics on UK-Ireland trade.