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Citizens' Convention Bill 2006-07

Private Members' Bill - Introduced by Julia Goldsworthy

Progress of Bill including links to debates

Key to abbreviations 
C C C C C L L L L L    
1R 2R Comm Rep 3R 1R 2R Comm Rep 3R PP RA

Related Business Papers

26 June 07 Bill 136 06-07PDF Bill as Introduced - pdf version
26 June 07 Bill 136 06-07 Bill as Introduced - html version

About the Bill

Establish a Citizensí Convention to facilitate the involvement of people from all sections of society in considering the way in which the United Kingdom is governed; to make provision relating to the implementation of recommendations made by the Convention; and for connected purposes.

About Private Members' Bills

Private Members' Bills are Public Bills introduced by MPs and Lords who aren't government ministers. As with other Public Bills their purpose is to change the law as it applies to the general population

About Bill Stages

The procedure for passing the different types of Bills is broadly similar in both Houses. At a very simple level, a Bill must pass through several stages - in both Houses - to become an Act. Find out more about the passage of a bill.

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