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The Local Government (Disqualification) Bill 2021-22 was introduced into the House of Commons on 16 June 2021. It had its Second Reading on 22 October 2021. No date has been set for Committee Stage at the time of writing. The Bill, and associated documents, can be found on the Parliamentary website.

The Bill is a Private Member’s Bill, introduced by Sir Paul Beresford MP. It would disqualify individuals who have been subject to certain legal orders regarding sexual offences from standing for election or holding office in local authorities. It extends to England and Wales but has effect in England only.


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