Result of the Ballot for Private Members' Bills

17 May 2012

John McDonnell MP has first place in the annual ballot for Private Members' Bills. Richard Ottaway MP, Barbara Keeley MP and Gavin Barwell MP came second, third and fourth.

The top ten MPs in the ballot are:

  • John McDonnell
  • Richard Ottaway
  • Barbara Keeley
  • Gavin Barwell
  • Peter Aldous
  • John Hemming
  • Neil Carmichael
  • Sir Paul Beresford
  • Richard Harrington
  • Mr Mike Weir

The ballot for Private Members' Bills took place on Thursday 17 May. The Bills will be introduced on Wednesday 20 June. Time for Private Members' Bills is limited to 13 Fridays in each session of Parliament and the ballot allows for a degree of prioritising.

The following Fridays have been set for discussion of Private Members’ Bills in 2012-13:

  • Friday 6 July 
  • Friday 13 July 
  • Friday 7 September 
  • Friday 14 September 
  • Friday 19 October 
  • Friday 26 October 
  • Friday 2 November
  • Friday 9 November
  • Friday 30 November
  • Friday 18 January 2013 
  • Friday 25 January 2013
  • Friday 1 February 2013
  • Friday 1 March 2013

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