Mark Spencer – 2022 Statement on the Government’s Legislative Programme

The statement made by Mark Spencer, the Leader of the House of Commons, on 11 May 2022.

Following the state opening of Parliament, and for the convenience of the House, I am listing the Bills that were announced:

Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill

Bill of Rights

Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions Bill

Brexit Freedoms Bill

Conversion Therapy Bill

Data Reform Bill

Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill

Energy Security Bill

Financial Services and Markets Bill

Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill

Harbours (Seafarers’ Remuneration) Bill

High Speed Rail (Crewe – Manchester) Bill

Higher Education Bill

Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill

Identity and Language (Northern Ireland) Bill

Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill

Media Bill

Modern Slavery Bill

National Security Bill

Non-Domestic Ratings Bill

Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill Online Safety Bill Procurement Bill

Products Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill

Public Order Bill

Renters Reform Bill Schools Bill

Social Housing Regulation Bill

Social Security (Special Rules for End of Life) Bill

Trade (Australia and New Zealand) Bill

Transport Bill

UK Infrastructure Bank Bill

The programme will also include Finance Bills to implement budget policy decisions. This list does not include draft Bills or Law Commission Bills.

Detailed information about each of these Bills can be accessed from the website at: