Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill: Commons consideration of Lords amendments

26 June 2018

MPs debated amendments made by the House of Lords to the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill on Tuesday 26 June 2018.

Consideration of Lords amendments

The debate was opened by Jesse Norman, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, with Shadow Transport Minister Karl Turner responding on behalf of the Opposition.

The House of Commons agreed to a range of amendments made in the House of Lords.

The Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill 2017-19

Summary of the Bill

The Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill aims to:

  • Specify who is liable for damages following accidents caused by automated vehicles.
  • Improve the network of charging points for electric vehicles.

Keep up to date with all the proceedings and documentation, including amendment papers, on the Automated and Electric Vehicles 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 a briefing paper for Second Reading.

Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill: previous Commons stages

Report stage and third reading

Both the report stage and third Reading of the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill took place in the Commons on Monday 29 January 2018. 

A number of amendments were made to the Bill and it passed its third reading without a division in the House of Commons.

Committee stage

The Public Bill Committee considered the Bill from 31 October to 16 November 2017.

Find out more about the Public Bill Committee:

Second reading

MPs debated the second reading of the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill in the House of Commons on Monday 23 October. The Bill passed second reading without a division. MPs debate the main principles of the Bill at second reading.

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