House of Lords Private Members' Bills ballot results 2017

The private members bill ballot in the House of Lords.
22 June 2017

At the start of each session of Parliament, a ballot is held to agree the order in which private members’ bills (draft laws put forward by individual members rather than the government) will be introduced in the Lords.

The ballot for this session was held on the morning of the day following State Opening and bills were drawn in the order below.

Ballot order Member Title of bill Date of introduction
1 Lord Grocott House of Lords (Hereditary Peers) (Abolition of By-Elections) Bill Monday 26 June
2 Lord Dholokia Age of Criminal Responsibility Bill Monday 26 June
3 Lord McColl of Dulwich Modern Slavery (Victim Support) Bill Monday 26 June
4 Lord Trefgarne Succession to Peerages Bill Monday 26 June
5 Lord Empey Asset Freezing (Compensation) Bill Monday 26 June
6 Lord Holmes of Richmond Unpaid Work Experience (Prohibition) Bill Tuesday 27 June
7 Lord Blencathra Equality Act 2010 (Amendment) (Disabled Access) Bill Tuesday 27 June
8 Lord Tyler Democratic Political Activity (Funding and Expenditure) Bill Tuesday 27 June
9 Lord Soley Home Education (Duty of Local Authorities) Bill Tuesday 27 June
10 Baroness Hamwee Refugees (Family Reunion) Bill Tuesday 27 June
11 Baroness O'Loan Conscientious Objection (Medical Activities) Bill Wednesday 28 June
12 Lord Elton House of Lords Bill Wednesday 28 June
13 Lord Bird Creditworthiness Assessment Bill Wednesday 28 June
14 Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws Immigration Control (Gross Human Rights Abuses) Bill Wednesday 28 June
15 Lord Balfe Local Government Elections (Referendum) Bill Wednesday 28 June
16 Bishop of St Albans Registration of Marriage Bill Thursday 29 June
17 Baroness Randerson Open Skies Agreement (Membership) Bill Thursday 29 June
18 Lord Deben Ecumenical Marriage Bill Thursday 29 June
19 Lord Farmer Family Relationships (Impact Assessment and Targets) Bill Thursday 29 June
20 Lord Ramsbotham Criminal Records Bill Thursday 29 June
21 Lord Cormack Bat Habitats Regulation Bill Monday 3 July
22 Lord Lexden Civil Partnership Act 2004 (Amendment) (Sibling Couples) Bill Monday 3 July
23 Baroness Deech Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill Monday 3 July
24 Lord Berkeley Duchy of Cornwall Bill Monday 3 July
25 Lord Berkeley of Knighton Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Bill Monday 3 July
26 Lord Hayward Assisted Dying Bill Tuesday 4 July
27 Lord Dykes European Union (Information, etc.) Bill Tuesday 4 July
28 Lord Paddick Anonymity (Arrested Persons) Bill Tuesday 4 July
29 Lord Lester of Herne Hill BBC (Independence) Bill Tuesday 4 July
30 Lord Sharkey Local Housing Authority Debt Bill Tuesday 4 July
31 Baroness Finlay of Llandaff Access to Palliative Care Bill Wednesday 5 July
32 Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames Cohabitation Rights Bill Wednesday 5 July
33 Lord Adonis Voting Age (Reduction) Bill Wednesday 5 July
34 Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne Abortion (Fetus Protection) Bill Wednesday 5 July
35 Lord Naseby Extension of Franchise (House of Lords) Bill Wednesday 5 July
36 Lord Oates EEA Nationals (Indefinite Leave to Remain) Bill Thursday 6 July
37 Baroness Brinton Victims of Crime (Rights, Entitlements, and Notification of Child Sexual Abuse) Bill Thursday 6 July
38 Baroness Tyler of Enfield Schools (Mental Health and Wellbeing) Bill Thursday 6 July
39 Lord Wigley Policing Resources Bill Thursday 6 July
40 Baroness Benjamin Certificate of Loss Bill Thursday 6 July
41 Lord Newby Opticians Act 1989 (Amendment) Bill Monday 10 July
42 Baroness Howe of Idlicote Digital Economy Act 2017 (Amendment) (Definition of Extreme Pornography) Bill Monday 10 July
43 Baroness Cox Marriage Act 1949 (Amendment) Bill Monday 10 July
44 Lord Warner Right to Die at Home Bill Monday 10 July
45 Baroness Hollins Learning Disabilities (Review of Services) Bill Monday 10 July
46 Baroness Ludford European Union (Referendum on the Withdrawal Agreement) Bill Tuesday 11 July
47 Lord Polak Road Traffic Offenders (Surrender of Driving Licences, etc) Bill Tuesday 11 July
48 Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve Elections and Referendums (Advertising) Bill Tuesday 11 July
49 Lord Shinkwin Abortion (Disability Equality) Bill Tuesday 11 July
50 Lord Faulkner of Worcester Heritage Railways and Tramways (Voluntary Work) Bill Tuesday 11 July
51 Lord Roberts of Llandudno Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (Legal Advice and Appeals) Bill Wednesday 12 July
52 Lord Best BBC Licence Fee Bill Wednesday 12 July
53 Lord Lansley Cosmetic Surgery (Standards) Bill Wednesday 12 July
54 Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe Awards for Valour (Protection) Bill Wednesday 12 July
55 Baroness Young of Hornsey Modern Slavery (Transparency in Supply Chains) Bill Wednesday 12 July
56 Earl of Lytton Property Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) Bill Thursday 13 July
57 Baroness Burt of Solihull Civil Partnership Act 2004 (Amendment) (Mixed Sex Couples) Bill Thursday 13 July
58 Lord Alton of Liverpool Genocide Determination Bill Thursday 13 July
59 Baroness Featherstone Carbon Emissions Reductions Bill Thursday 13 July
60 Lord True Kew Gardens (Leases) Bill Thursday 13 July
61 Baroness McDonagh Automatic Electoral Registration Bill Monday 17 July

The date shown is the date available to introduce the bill. Any member who is unavailable on the day offered may ask another member to introduce the bill on his or her behalf, but remains responsible for the bill. If a bill is not introduced on the day offered, the bill will not be introduced until all the other balloted bills have been introduced.

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