Referendums (Scotland) Bill


Stage: 3

A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision for the holding of referendums throughout Scotland; to make provision about such referendums and other referendums held under Acts of the Scottish Parliament.

Current Status of the Bill

This Scottish Government Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for Government Business and Constitutional Relations, Michael Russell MSP, on 28 May 2019.  Stage 3 passed on 19 December 2019.

Stage 1

Lead Committee: Finance and Constitution 

26 June 2019, (evidence)

4 September 2019, (evidence)

11 September 2019, (evidence) 

18 September 2019, (evidence)

25 September 2019, (evidence) 

Stage 1 report on the Referendums (Scotland) Bill - 31 October 2019

Dates of consideration by other committee(s): 

Delegated Powers and Law Reform, 26 June 2019 (private)

Delegated Powers and Law Reform, 10 September 2019 (evidence)

Delegated Powers and Law Reform, 17 September 2019 (private) 

Delegated Powers and Law Reform, 19 November 2019 (evidence)

Stage 1 Debate, 7 November 2019 

Official Report and Minute 

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