Restoration and Renewal Bill: Remaining Stages

19 June 2019

The Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill passed its remaining stages in the House of Commons on 18 June 2019.

The Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill and date 2017-19

Summary of the Bill

The Palace of Westminster urgently needs major renovations to preserve its landmark buildings and remain a fit-for-purpose home for the UK Parliament. This Bill establishes the statutory bodies responsible for this work and also the governance structure within which these bodies will operate.

Keep up to date with all the proceedings and documentation, including amendment papers, on the Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill and find out how a bill becomes an Act of Parliament.

Remaining stages

MPs considered the report stage and third reading of the Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill on 19 June 2019.

The Commons divided twice at Committee Stage, but neither amendment was approved. The Bill passed its third reading without division and will now pass to the House of Lords for further scrutiny.

Second reading

The second reading of the Bill was approved without division on 21 May 2019.

Further reading

The following documents are relevant to the second reading debate:

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.
Eg The Library has published a briefing paper for second reading.

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