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Localism Bill 2010-11

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsor:
Eric Pickles
Communities and Local Government

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | Date to be announced

All previous stages of the Bill

Latest news on the Bill

The Localism Bill was presented to Parliament on 13 December 2010. This is known as First Reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.
This Bill will be on the Order Paper for a Second Reading debate on a date to be confirmed.

Summary of the Bill

To make provision about the functions and procedures of local and certain other authorities; to make provision about the functions of the Local Commission for Administration in England; to enable the recovery of financial sanctions imposed by the Court of Justice of the European Union on the United Kingdom from local and public authorities; to make provision about local government finance; to make provision about town and country planning, the Community Infrastructure Levy and the authorisation of nationally significant infrastructure projects; to make provision about social and other housing; to make provision about regeneration in London; and for connected purposes.

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