Retail Bill Tracker
Degree of progress
1 – Just started
2 – Mid-phase
3 – Likely to pass imminently
Name of Bill
|Plastic Pollution Bill 2019-21||A Bill to set targets for the reduction of plastic pollution; to require the Secretary of State to publish a strategy and annual reports on plastic pollution reduction; to establish an advisory committee on plastic pollution; and for connected purposes.
|Assaults on Retail Workers (Offences) Bill 2019-21||A Bill to make certain offences, including malicious wounding, grievous or actual bodily harm and common assault, aggravated when perpetrated against a retail worker in the course of their employment; to make provision about the sentencing of persons convicted of such aggravated offences; and for connected purposes.
|Automated Facial Recognition Technology (Moratorium and Review) Bill||
A Bill to prohibit the use of automated facial recognition technology in public places and to provide for a review of its use
|Data Protection (Independent Complaint) Bill||A Bill to amend the Data Protection Act 2018 to grant representative bodies and organisations power to exercise independent complaint and remedy rights on behalf of data subjects||1|
|Deregulation Bill 2019-21||A Bill to make provision for the reduction of burdens resulting from legislation for businesses or other organisations or for individuals; to make provision for the repeal or amendment of regulations; to make provision about the exercise of regulatory powers and functions; and for connected purposes.
|Electronic Cigarettes (Regulation) Bill 2019-21||A Bill to make provision for the regulation of the sale and use of electronic cigarettes; to exempt electronic cigarettes from UK law derived from the Tobacco Products Directive; and for connected purposes.||1|
|Environment Bill||A Bill to make provision about targets, plans and policies for improving the natural environment; for statements and reports about environmental protection; for the Office for Environmental Protection; about waste and resource efficiency; about air quality; for the recall of products that fail to meet environmental standards; about water; about nature and biodiversity; for conservation covenants; about the regulation of chemicals; and for connected purposes.||2|
|Equal Pay Bill||A Bill to make provision for a right for employees to obtain information relating to the pay of a comparator; to reform remedies and time limits relating to equal pay; to provide a right to equal pay where a single source can rectify unequal pay; to amend the statutory statement of particulars to include equal pay; to provide for requirements on certain employers to publish information about the differences in pay between male and female employees and between employees of different ethnic origins; and for related purposes.||1|
|Free Trade (Education and Reporting) Bill 2019-21||A Bill to impose duties relating to the provision of public education on free trade; to require regular reports from government on trade arrangements with other countries; and for connected purposes.||1|
|Gender-based Pricing (Prohibition) Bill 2019-21
||A Bill to prohibit the differential pricing of products and services that are substantially similar other than being intended for, or marketed to, a particular gender; and for connected purposes.||1|
|International Development (Women’s Sanitary Products) Bill 2019-21||A Bill to require the Secretary of State to report on the use of official development assistance to increase the availability of women’s sanitary products; and for connected purposes.||1|
|June Bank Holiday (Creation) Bill 2019-21||A Bill to make provision for an annual national public holiday on the Friday nearest to 23 June; and for connected purposes.
|Meat (Grading and Labelling) Bill 2019-21||A Bill to establish a meat grading system incorporating taste and eating quality; to define the term “grass-fed” when used in meat labelling and marketing; and for connected purposes.||1|
|National Minimum Wage Bill||A Bill to make provision about the national minimum wage; and for connected purposes.
|Pension Schemes Bill
||A Bill to make provision about pension schemes.||2|
|Pensions (Amendment) Bill||A Bill to amend the Pensions Act 2004 and the Companies Act 2006 to remove the cap on compensation payments under the Pension Protection Fund and to require the approval of pension scheme trustees and the Pensions Regulator for the distribution of dividends.||1|
|Tax Rates and Duties (Review) Bill 2019-21
||A Bill to require the Government to publish an annual review of the net yield to HM Treasury of tax rates and duties levied, including estimates of the impact on yield of changes to rates of those taxes and duties; and for connected purposes.
|Trade Bill 2019-21||A Bill to make provision about the implementation of international trade agreements; to make provision establishing the Trade Remedies Authority and conferring functions on it; and to make provision about the collection and disclosure of information relating to trade.||2|
|Unpaid Work Experience (Prohibition) Bill||A Bill to make provision for the prohibition of unpaid work experience exceeding four weeks; and for connected purposes.||1|
|Unpaid Work Experience (Prohibition) (No. 2) Bill 2019-21||A Bill to prohibit unpaid work experience exceeding four weeks; and for connected purposes.||1|
|Value Added Tax Bill 2019-21||A Bill to enable the maximum turnover threshold for exemption from the requirement to register for VAT to be raised; to make provision for the exemption of certain goods and services from liability to VAT; and for connected purposes.||1|
|Workers (Definition and Rights) Bill 2019-21||A Bill to amend the definition of worker; to make provision about workers’ rights; and for connected purposes.||1|
|Workforce Information Bill||A bill to make provision for certain employers to be required to publish information about differences in pay relative to protected characteristics.||1|
|Working Time and Holiday Pay Bill 2019-21||A Bill to make provision for the expiration of the Working Time Regulations 1998; to provide for regulations governing working time; to make provision about holiday pay for employees; and for connected purposes.||1|
|Company Transparency (Carbon in Supply Chains) Bill 2019-21||A Private Members' Bill to require companies to prepare an annual statement on carbon in their supply chains.||1|
|EU - Gender balance among non-executive directors of companies listed on stock exchanges||European Commission proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on improving the gender balance among non-executive directors of companies listed on stock exchanges and related measures.||1|
|EU - Equal treatment: implementing the principle of equal treatment between persons irrespective of religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation||European Commission proposal for a Council Directive on implementing the principle of equal treatment between persons irrespective of religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation.||3|
|Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Bill 2019-21||A Bill to amend the electronic communications code set out in Schedule 3A to the Communications Act 2003; and for connected purposes.||3|
|Decarbonisation and Economic Strategy Bill 2019-21||A Bill to place duties on the Secretary of State to decarbonise the United Kingdom economy and to reverse inequality; to establish a ten-year economic and public investment strategy in accordance with those duties which promotes a community- and employee-led transition from high-carbon to low- and zero-carbon industry; to require the Government to report on its adherence to the strategy; to establish higher environmental standards for air, water and green spaces; to make provision to protect and restore natural habitats; and for connected purposes.||1|
|Video Gaming Health and Wellbeing Strategy Bill [HL] 2019-21||A Bill to provide for the Secretary of State to develop and publish a video gaming health and wellbeing strategy and to provide for the Secretary of State to develop health advice on video gaming.||1|
|White Goods (Registration) Bill 2019-21||A Bill to require retailers to register white goods at the point of sale to facilitate product recall.||1|
|Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) (No. 2) Bill 2019-21 (Business Rates)
||A Bill to make provision to change the dates on which non-domestic rating lists must be compiled; and to change the dates by which proposed lists must be sent to billing authorities, the Secretary of State or the Welsh Ministers.