The BoE and Financial Services Bill (Reform Bill) passed its second reading on division in the House of Commons on 1 February. MPs will next consider the Reform Bill in a Public Bill Committee, which is currently scheduled to conclude by 23 February but could finish earlier. Earlier in the week the House of Commons Library published a briefing paper designed to inform the Commons about the relevant content and contentious issues ahead of the second reading. It includes an explanation of the debate around the reverse burden of proof. (Source: Reform Bill Passes Second Reading in Commons and Parliament Publishes Reform Bill Report)