Orders of the Day — House of Commons (Administration) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 12th April 1978.

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Photo of Mr Arthur Bottomley Mr Arthur Bottomley , Teesside Middlesbrough 12:00 am, 12th April 1978

I happen to be Chairman of a Select Committee and I take a contrary view to most, in that I believe the Select Committees serve a very useful purpose. But there is a budget that is strictly limited. To say that members of Select Committees can travel as freely as they like is certainly not true.