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Clear the Lobby: What laws are MPs voting on this week? – w/c 29th April

Clear the Lobby: What laws are MPs voting on this week? – w/c 29th April

Welcome to our weekly feature courtesy of Sebastian Salek, the brains behind Clear the Lobby, working to bring you all the laws MPs are voting on this week, and explained in plain English!

The government introduces legislation to close a tax loophole on Tuesday. Elsewhere, local elections take place across England on Thursday. 8,425 seats are being contested in 248 councils, including metropolitan, district and unitary authorities.

 

MONDAY 29 APRIL

No votes scheduled

TUESDAY 30 APRIL

Climate Change (Net Zero UK Carbon Account) Bill
Requires the UK to cut its net carbon account to zero by 2050. Ten minute rule motion presented by Alex Chalk.

National Insurance Contributions (Termination Awards and Sporting Testimonials) Bill – 2nd reading
Applies to: England (part), Wales (part), Scotland (part), Northern Ireland (part)
Closes a tax loophole by aligning the Income Tax and National Insurance treatment of termination awards (a payment received when leaving a job) and sporting testimonials (a sports event to raise funds for a player who is retiring).
Draft bill / Commons library briefing

WEDNESDAY 1 MAY

Police Officer Training (Autism Awareness) Bill
Requires police forces to train police officers in autism awareness. Ten minute rule motion presented by Ann Clwyd.

THURSDAY 2 MAY

No votes scheduled

FRIDAY 3 MAY

No votes scheduled

 

Last Week’s Votes

Passed

  • Gambling (Industry Levy Review and Protections for Vulnerable People) Bill – ten minute rule motion

 

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