Lords private members' bills

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27 November 2017

The House of Lords debated three private members' bills on Friday 24 November, covering topics on an amendment to the Equality Act 2010, the duty of local authorities towards children receiving home education and the assessment of a borrower's creditworthiness.

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.

Equality Act 2010 (Amendment) (Disabled Access) Bill (Second Reading):

A bill to amend the Equality Act 2010 to improve access to public buildings by introducing six-inch and 12-inch rules for step-free access.

Find out more about the Equality Act 2010 (Amendment) (Disabled Access) Bill

Home Education (Duty of Local Authorities) Bill (Second Reading):

A bill to make provision for local authorities to monitor the educational, physical and emotional development of children receiving elective home education, and for connected purposes.

Find out more about the Home Education (Duty of Local Authorities) Bill

Creditworthiness Assessment Bill (Second Reading):

A bill to require certain matters to be taken into account when assessing a borrower’s creditworthiness.

Find out more about the Creditworthiness Assessment Bill

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