Previously called Standing Committees, Public Bill Commitees study proposed legislation (Bills) in detail, debating each clause and reporting any amendments to the Commons for further debate.
There are at least 16 MPs on a Committee, and the proportion of parties reflects the House of Commons, so the government always has a majority.
[Mr Graham Brady in the Chair]
I beg to move amendment 2, in clause 1, page 1, line 3, at beginning insert ‘Subject to subsection (1A)’.
I beg to move amendment 1, in clause 2, page 1, line 14, leave out subsection (2) and insert— The purpose of the amendment is to improve the access to and the quality of...
Brought up, and read the First time.
Committee membership and attendance (out of 1)
[ Committee memberships can change partway through ]