Investigatory Powers Bill: Remaining Stages

07 June 2016

MPs debated the remaining stages of the Investigatory Powers Bill in the House of Commons on Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 June.

Remaining stages

Report stage of the Investigatory Powers Bill was held over two days in the Commons Chamber. Day one took place on Monday 6 June. Day two of the Report stage and Third Reading took place on Tuesday 7 June.

The Investigatory Powers Bill passed Third Reading on division (Division No. 13: Ayes 444 votes, Noes 69 votes).

The Bill will now proceed to the House of Lords.

Public Bill Committee

The Public Bill Committee considered the Bill from 24 March to 3 May 2016. The Public Bill Committee then reported the Bill to the House with amendments.

MPs agreed a carry-over motion on 15 March 2016 which allowed proceedings on the Bill to be resumed in the 2016-17 session of Parliament.

Find out more about the work of the Public Bill Committee.

Second Reading: Tuesday 15 March 2016

MPs debated the Second Reading of the Investigatory Powers Bill in the House of Commons on Tuesday 15 March 2016.

The Bill passed Second Reading on division (Division No. 219, Ayes 281 votes, Noes 15 votes).

Related information

House of Commons Library analysis

The House of Commons Library produces briefing papers to inform MPs and their staff of key issues. The papers contain factual information and a range of opinions on each subject, and aim to be politically impartial.

The Library has published a briefing paper on the Bill and on amendments made to the Bill in Committee.

Progress of the Bill

Keep up to date with proceedings and documentation, including Bill stages, text of the Bill, tracked changes, explanatory notes and amendment papers on the Investigatory Powers Bill.

Bill stages and procedure

Find out more about Bill stages and procedure in the House of Commons.

Watching proceedings from the public gallery

UK residents and overseas visitors can watch proceedings in the House of Commons by visiting the public gallery.

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