This Bill is expected to have its second reading debate on 21 October 2011.
This Bill was introduced to Parliament on 23 November 2010 under the Ten Minute Rule. This allows an MP to make his or her case for a new bill in a speech lasting up to ten minutes. An opposing speech may also be made before the House decides whether or not the bill should be introduced. If the MP is successful the bill is taken to have had its first reading.
This Bill is a Private Member’s Bill. These are often not printed until close to the second reading debate. If the text is not yet available here and you wish to know more about this bill please contact its sponsor, Andrew Percy.
Summary of the Bill
A Bill to give grandparents rights of access to their grandchildren in certain circumstances; and for connected purposes