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Pedicabs (London) Bill completes Lords scrutiny

7 February 2024

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Pedicabs (London) Bill had its third reading, a chance for members to make sure the eventual law is effective, workable and without loopholes, on Tuesday 6 February.

The Pedicabs (London) Bill seeks to empower Transport for London (TfL) to regulate tricycle taxis (pedicabs) in the captial for the first time.

Third reading 

Third reading is the chance for members to ‘tidy up' a bill, making small changes to ensure it is effective.    

No amendments (changes) were put forward ahead of third reading, and members discussed the progress of the bill at the conclusion of its stages through the House of Lords. 

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Explore further information

Find out more about the proposed law in the House of Lords Library Pedicabs (London) Bill briefing.

Next steps

Following completion of third reading, the bill passed to the House of Commons for its consideration.

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the bill it received Royal Assent on Thursday 25 April. The bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

What's happened so far?

Report stage

Further detailed examination of the bill took place during report stage on Tuesday 30 January.

Committee stage

Line by line examination of the bill took place during committee stage on Monday 11 December 2023.

Second reading

Second reading, a debate on the primary aims of the bill, took place on Monday 20 November.

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