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Cabinet Office circular

CO (21) 1: 2022 Legislation Programme: Requirements for Submitting Bids

Issue date: 
Tuesday, 30 November 2021
Issue status: 
Version note: 

Intended for:

All Ministers
All Chief Executives
Chief Parliamentary Counsel
Speaker of the House of Representatives


1This circular sets out the requirements for the preparation of requests ('bids') from Ministers for bills to be awarded places on the 2022 Legislation Programme.

2Ministers and departments are asked to consider legislative priorities not only for the 2022 parliamentary year, but also to signal their highest priority legislative intentions for the entirety of the remainder of the 53rd Parliament. This will assist the government in prioritising, and so enabling delivery of those priorities, over the next 2 years. 

3Information on the Legislation Programme, including the priority categories assigned to bills, can be found on the CabGuide website.

Last updated: 
Friday, 3 December 2021

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