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Government's Legislative Programme (Wales)

Volume 563: debated on Thursday 9 May 2013

The Government’s Third Session legislative programme announced in the Queen’s Speech on 8 May contains a wide range of measures that will apply to Wales, either in full or in part.

The following Bills and draft Bills will extend to Wales:

Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill (Home Office)

Draft Consumer Rights Bill (Business Innovations and Skills)

Defence Reform Bill (Ministry of Defence)

Deregulation Bill (Cabinet Office)

High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill (Department for Transport)

Immigration Bill (Home Office)

Intellectual Property Bill (Business Innovations and Skills)

Mesothelioma Bill (Department for Work and Pensions)

National Insurance Contributions Bill (HM Treasury)

Pensions Bill (Department for Work and Pensions)

Rehabilitation Bill (Ministry of Justice)

Draft Wales Bill (Wales Office)

The following Bills may extend to Wales in varying degrees:

Care and Support Bill (Department of Health)

High Speed Two Hybrid Bill (Department for Transport)

Local Audit and Accountability Bill (Department of Communities and Local Government)

Northern Ireland Bill (Northern Ireland Office)

Water Bill (Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

Discussions will continue with the Welsh Government on Bills that might include provisions that require the consent of the National Assembly for Wales or Welsh Ministers.