This briefing summarises House of Commons debate on the Enterprise Bill during Second Reading and Committee stage.Jump to full report >>
The Enterprise Bill was introduced to Parliament in the House of Lords on 16 September 2015 and reached the House of Commons on 16 December 2015. It received its Second Reading in the Commons on 2 February 2016.
The Bill’s Committee stage ran from 9 – 25 February. The record of the Committee debates together with that of the Bill’s previous stages is available on the Parliament website.
The Bill as amended in Committee contains 41 substantive clauses and 6 Schedules which in the main seek to:
The Bill’s Report stage is scheduled for 8 – 9 March 2016.
The following provisions of the Bill were certified by the Speaker as being subject to the 'English votes for English laws’ procedure:
This paper provides an overview of the Bill debates in the House of Commons during Second Reading and Committee stage. The structure of the paper follows that of the Bill.
Commons Briefing papers CBP-7522
Authors: Douglas Pyper; Marguerite Page; Mark Sandford; Jeanne Delebarre; Tim Edmonds; Lorraine Conway; Chris Rhodes; Elena Ares; Andrew Clark