Policing and Crime Bill: Lords report stage

06 November 2009

Members of the Lords completed the second, and final, day of report stage on the Policing and Crime Bill on 5 November

Amendments (proposals for change) discussed covered clauses (parts) 14-115 of the Bill on issues including paying for sexual services of a prostitute objected to force, regulation of lap dancing and other sex encounter venues, offence of persistently possessing alcohol in a public place and injunctions to prevent gang-related violence.

Further line by line examination of the Bill takes place during report stage and allows Members of the Lords to revisit issues discussed previously. All suggested changes to the Bill can be discussed and votes can take place.

Third reading - the final chance to amend the Bill - takes place on 11 November.

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