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Royal Commission (Slavery) Bill [HL] 2006-07

Private Members Bill - Introduced by Baroness Cox

Progress of Bill including links to debates

Key to abbreviations 
L L L L L C C C C C    
1R 2R Comm Rep 3R 1R 2R Comm Rep 3R PP RA
26.03.07                      

Related Business Papers

Lords
26 Mar 07 HL Bill 58 06-07PDF Bill as Introduced - pdf version
26 Mar 07 HL Bill 58 06-07 Bill as Introduced - html version

About the Bill

Make provision for the establishment of a Royal Commission on slavery.

About Private Members' Bills

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