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Children and Families Act 2013-14
04 Feb 2013
The Bill was read for the first time and ordered to be printed.
25 Feb 2013
The House of Commons debated the general principles of the Bill, which was read for a second time and passed to a public bill committee.
05 Mar 2013
The committee heard oral evidence from witnesses including the Adolescent and Children's Trust, the Thomas Coram Foundation and the Hadley Centre for Adoption and Foster Care Studies.
07 Mar 2013
The committee heard oral evidence from witnesses including Ofsted, the Daycare Trust, the Family and Parenting Institute and the National Childminding Association.
12 Mar 2013
The committee considered clauses 1-5. All of which, were agreed to.
18 Apr 2013
25 Apr 2013
The committee considered New Clauses 1-14, 16-34 and 36-59 of the Bill. New Clauses 1, 2, 12, 18, 49, 54 and 57-59 were withdrawn. New Clauses 3-11, 13-14, 16-17, 19-24, 26-29, 31, 34, 36-37, 40-48, 50-53 and 55-56 were not called. New Clauses 18a, 32 and 33 were not selected. New clauses 38 and 39 were negatived on division. The Bill was reported with amendments.
12 Jun 2013
After a short debate, the Bill was read for the third time and passed to the House of Lords. **DODS NOTE** The third reading took place on 11 June 2013.
13 Jun 2013
The Bill was brought from the House of Commons, read a first time and ordered to be printed. **DODS NOTE** The House of Lords first reading took place on the 12 June 2013.
02 Jul 2013
After a short debate, the Bill was read for the second time and passed to a Grand Committee.
13 Mar 2014
The Bill gained royal assent to become the Children and Families Act 2014.