Charles Walker – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Leader of the House

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Charles Walker on 2016-09-08.

To ask the Leader of the House, pursuant to the Answer of 5 September 2016 to Question 43403, what the evidential basis is for his assertion that no hon. Members have handed in the text of their Bill; what discussions he and his officials have had with House authorities on the status of each of the Private Members’ Bills presented on 29 June 2016; and which Bills have been received by Parliamentary Counsel in draft as part of the process of discussion with Departments.

Mr David Lidington

Bills formally submitted to the Public Bill Office are available to all Members and are published online. Government Departments are holding discussions with several Members about their Bills.

The Government will set out its position on each Bill at the relevant Second Reading.