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House of Lords Hansard
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Well-being of Future Generations Bill [HL]
21 October 2019
Volume 800

First Reading

A Bill to make provision for requiring public bodies to act in pursuit of the environmental, social, economic and cultural well-being of the United Kingdom in a way that accords with the Future Generations principle; to require public bodies to establish and meet well-being objectives and report on these and their actions; to require public bodies to publish Future Generations impact assessments and account for preventative spending; to establish a Commissioner for Future Generations for the United Kingdom to advise, assist and oversee public bodies in doing things in accordance with this Act; to provide for the establishment of a Joint Parliamentary Committee on Future Generations; and for connected purposes.

The Bill was introduced by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb (on behalf of Lord Bird), read a first time and ordered to be printed.