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The 20 successful MPs are given priority in presenting a Bill of their choice and putting it down for second reading on one of the Private Members' Bills Fridays.
The ballot for Commons Private Members’ Bills for the 2016-17 session took place at 9am on Thursday 26 May.
The Ballot Bills will have their first reading in the House of Commons on Wednesday 29 June 2016. In general, only the titles of the Bills are known at this stage, the texts may not appear in print until some time after this date.
The 20 MPs successful in the ballot were as follows:
1. John Nicolson (East Dunbartonshire)
2. Bob Blackman (Harrow East)
3. Alec Shelbrooke (Elmet and Rothwell)
4. Pat Glass (North West Durham)
5. Gareth Johnson (Dartford)
6. Mhairi Black (Paisley and Renfrewshire South)
7. Dr Eilidh Whiteford (Banff and Buchan)
8. Kelly Tolhurst (Rochester and Strood)
9. Edward Argar (Charnwood)
10. James Morris (Halesowen and Rowley Regis)
11. Roger Mullin (Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath)
12. Byron Davies (Gower)
13. David Tredinnick (Bosworth)
14. Andrew Gwynne (Denton and Reddish)
15. Louise Haigh (Sheffield, Heeley)
16. Peter Lilley (Hitchin and Harpenden)
17. Ian Liddell-Grainger (Bridgwater and West Somerset)
18. John Glen (Salisbury)
19. Lucy Allan (Telford)
20. Dan Jarvis (Barnsley Central)
Time for debating Private Members' Bills is limited to 13 Fridays in each session of Parliament.
For information on when the House of Commons will sit on Fridays in the 2016-17 session to consider Private Members' Bills see:
For information on the progress of Private Members' Bills, including ballot Bills
For information on Private Members' Bill procedure and practice, and on ballot bills in previous sessions
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