My Right Hon Friend the Secretary of State for Wales (Alun Cairns) has made the following Written Ministerial Statement:
The Government’s first legislative programme announced in the Queen’s Speech on 21 June contains a wide range of measures that will apply to Wales either in full or in part.
The following Bills and draft Bills will extend to Wales in whole or in part:
Agriculture Bill (Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs)
Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill (Ministry of Defence)
Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill (Department for Transport)
Civil Liability Bill (Ministry of Justice)
Courts Bill (Ministry of Justice)
Customs Bill (HM Treasury)
Data Protection Bill (Department for Culture Media and Sport)
Draft Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill (Home Office)
EU Approvals Bill (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
Financial Guidance and Claims Bill (Department for Work and Pensions)
Fisheries Bill (Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs)
Goods Mortgages Bill (Law Commission)
Immigration Bill (Home Office)
International Sanctions Bill (Foreign and Commonwealth Office)
National Insurance Contributions Bill (HM Treasury)
Nuclear Safeguards Bill (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
Repeal Bill (Department for Exiting the European Union)
Smart Meter Bill (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
Space Industry Bill (Department for Transport)
Trade Bill (Department for International Trade)
Travel Protection Bill (Department for Transport)
There are currently no plans for the provisions in the following draft Bills to apply to Wales:
Draft Patient Safety Bill (Department of Health)
Draft Tenants’ Fees Bill (Department for Communities and Local Government)
Although the High Speed Rail (West Midlands – Crewe) Bill will extend to Wales, this Bill will set out the route of the railway from the West Midlands to Crewe.
The programme will also include three Finance Bills to implement budget policy decisions, which will apply to Wales.
In line with the convention on legislative consent, the Government will continue to work constructively with the Welsh Government to secure legislative consent motions where appropriate.