The Policing and Crime Bill is due to have its report stage and Legislative Grand Committee on 26 April 2016. This Briefing Paper provides an overview of the debate so far.Jump to full report >>
The Policing and Crime Bill was introduced on 10 February 2016 and received its second reading on 7 March. Library Briefing Paper 7499, Policing and Crime Bill 2015-16 provides an analysis of the Bill as originally introduced in the Commons.
The Bill received its second reading on 7 March 2016, and there were seven sittings of the Public Bill Committee, including two public evidence sessions. The Bill is due to have its report stage and Legislative Grand Committee on 26 April 2016.
Significant amendments made in Committee included:
Particularly controversial areas included:
Commons Briefing papers CBP-7563
Author: Pat Strickland