Lords private members' bills

13 June 2016

The House of Lords debated three private members' bills on Friday 10 June, covering asset freezing compensation, the registration of arms brokers and renters' rights.

A private member's bill is a type of public bill (that affects the public). Private members' bills must go through the same set of procedures as other public bills.

Asset Freezing (Compensation) Bill: second reading

This bill will create laws to impose restrictions on assets owned by people involved in supplying terrorist organisations in the UK with arms, with the purpose of securing compensation for UK citizens affected by the supply of such arms.

Find out more about the Asset Freezing (Compensation) Bill

The 2016-2017 session of Parliament ended on 27 April 2017 and this bill will make no further progress.

Register of Arms Brokers Bill: second reading

This bill will establish a Register of Arms Brokers, containing any person involved in the financing, transportation, freight forwarding, or any other action that facilitates the manufacture, export, or import of military equipment or military technology.

Find out more about the Register of Arms Brokers Bill

The 2016-2017 session of Parliament ended on 27 April 2017 and this bill will make no further progress.

Renters' Rights Bill: second reading

This bill defines laws around the rights of renters, enabling access to databases of rogue landlords, certain lettings fees and electrical safety checks.

Find out more about the Renters' Rights Bill

The 2016-2017 session of Parliament ended on 27 April 2017 and this bill will make no further progress.

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