A summary of the background to the Bill, the provisions in the Bill, and matters debated in the House of LordsJump to full report >>
This briefing paper provides a summary of the backgroud to the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill [HL]; the provisions in the Bill; and significant areas of debate in the House of Lords.
A separate Library Briefing Paper, Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill [HL]: in detail (Number 07208, 22 October 2015) provides detailed information about the issues summarised in this paper, together with links to relevant documents and debates.
This Bill has been certified by the Speaker as relating exclusively to England and Wales, so the 'English votes for English laws' procedure will apply to it. The procedure is outlined in section 1 of CBP 7339 English votes for English laws.
Commons Briefing papers CBP-7344
Author: Catherine Fairbairn