"I don't even know what upskirting is"
I imagine that before this story broke there were huge numbers of people who had no idea what it was.
That it should be a criminal offence is not in doubt, and the law will be passed. Writing good legislation is far from easy, however, and private members' bills should always get at least some debate time, rather than simply being nodded through. This one is supported by the government, and the current delay is going to be a short one.