Civil Liability Bill – progress stalled

24 Jul 2018

The second reading of the Civil Liability Bill has not been included in the parliamentary schedule timetabled until the summer recess on 24 July.  This means it will not now take place until 5 September at the earliest, when parliament returns. It seems likely it will be delayed later than that, since MPs sit for just six working days in September before parliament rises again for a month for party conference season.   The intention is to enact reforms by April 2019, however there is scepticism that this deadline is realistic.  Read more in the Law Gazette