Lords private members' bills

23 October 2015

The House of Lords considered three private members' bills on Friday 22 October. The bills cover arbitration and mediation services, access to palliative care and prohibiting the advertising of prostitution.

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.

Arbitration and Mediation Services (Equality) Bill

A bill to define laws around arbitration and mediation services and the application of equality legislation to these services, including the protection of victims of domestic abuse.

Find out more about the Arbitration and Mediation Services (Equality) Bill

Access to Palliative Care Bill

A bill to allow for equitable access to palliative care services and for advancing education, training and research in palliative care.

Find out more about the Access to Palliative Care Bill

Advertising of Prostitution (Prohibition) Bill

A bill to prohibit the advertising of prostitution.

Find out more about the Advertising of Prostitution (Prohibition) Bill

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