Lords debates private members’ bills
28 June 2021
The House of Lords debated the main purpose and key principles of three private members' bills during second reading on Friday 25 June.
These draft laws address the wellbeing of future generations, guidance and support for whistleblowers and cheating services for students.
What is a private members’ bill?
A private member's bill is a type of public bill introduced by an individual member of the House, rather than the government. Public bills affect everyone. Private members' bills must go through the same stages as other public bills.
Wellbeing of Future Generations Bill
Office of the Whistleblower Bill
Higher Education Cheating Services Prohibition Bill
Members debated the key areas and main purpose of the Higher Education Cheating Services Prohibition Bill.
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A date for committee stage, the first chance for line by line examination of the bills, has not yet been set.
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Read background on the bills in the House of Lords Library briefings:
- Wellbeing of Future Generations Bill
- Office of the Whistleblower Bill
- Higher Education Cheating Services Prohibition Bill
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