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Government's Legislative Programme (Wales)

Volume 596: debated on Thursday 28 May 2015

The Government’s first session legislative programme announced in the Queen’s Speech on 27 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 in whole or in part:

Wales Bill (Wales Office)

Scotland Bill (Scotland Office)

Northern Ireland (Stormont House Agreement) Bill (Northern Ireland Office)

Psychoactive Substances Bill (Home Office)

European Union Referendum Bill (Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

Charities (Protection and Social Investment Bill) (Cabinet Office)

Full Employment and Welfare Benefits Bill (Department for Work and Pensions)

Finance Bill (HM Treasury)

National Insurance Contributions Bill (HM Treasury)

Energy Bill (Department of Energy and Climate Change)

Immigration Bill (Home Office)

Enterprise Bill (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)

Trade Unions Bill (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)

Extremism Bill (Home Office)

Investigatory Powers Bill (Home Office)

Police Reform and Criminal Justice Bill (Home Office)

Armed Forces Bill (Ministry of Defence)

European Union (Finance) Bill (HM Treasury)

Bank of England Bill (HM Treasury)

Votes for Life Bill (Cabinet Office)

The following Bills will not extend to Wales:

Housing Bill (Department of Communities and Local Government)

Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill (Department for Communities and Local Government)

Childcare Bill (Department for Education)

Education and Adoption Bill (Department for Education)

Buses Bill (Department for Transport)

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.