Air Travel Organisers' Licensing Bill: Commons Remaining stages

11 July 2017

MPs debated the Committee stage, Report stage and Third Reading of the Air Travel Organisers' Licensing Bill in the House of Commons on Tuesday 11 July 2017.

Shadow Minister (Transport), Karl Turner, opened the debate on behalf of the Opposition.

The Minister of State, Department for Transport, John Hayes, responded on behalf of the Government.

Committee of the whole House and remaining stages

The Bill completed its Committee of the whole House and remaining stages without amendment. The Bill now moves on to the Lords for consideration.

The Air Travel Organisers' Licensing Bill 2017-18

Summary of the Bill

  • The Air Travel Organisers' Licensing Bill aims to modernise ATOL, the consumer protection scheme for package holidays that include a flight, allowing for UK businesses to trade across Europe more easily, and ensuring a wider body of consumers are protected.
  • It will also provide an ability for the scheme to adapt to future trends, including changes that may be brought about as the United Kingdom leaves the European Union (EU).

Keep up to date with all the proceedings and documentation, including amendment papers, on the Air Travel Organisers' Licensing Bill and find out how a Bill becomes an Act of Parliament

House of Commons Library analysis

The House of Commons Library produces briefing papers to inform MPs and their staff of key issues. The papers contain factual information and a range of opinions on each subject, and aim to be politically impartial.

The Library has published the following briefing paper for the Bill.

Air Travel Organisers' Licensing Bill: previous Commons stages

Second Reading

MPs debated the main principles of the Air Travel Organisers' Licensing Bill at its Second Reading debate on 3 July 2017. The Bill passed its Second Reading without a division.

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