Liaison Committee

Committees — Administration Committee – in the House of Commons at 5:14 pm on 13th July 2005.

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Motion made, and Question proposed,

That—

(1) With effect for the current Parliament, notwithstanding Standing Order No. 121 (Nomination of select committees), the Chairman for the time being of each of the Select Committees listed in paragraph (2) below shall be a member of the Liaison Committee;

(2) The Committees to which paragraph (1) above applies are: Administration Constitutional Affairs Culture, Media and Sport Defence Education and Skills Environmental Audit Environment, Food and Rural Affairs European Scrutiny Finance and Services Foreign Affairs Health Home Affairs Joint Committee on Human Rights(the Chairman being a Member of this House) International Development Northern Ireland Affairs Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Procedure Public Accounts Public Administration Regulatory Reform Science and Technology Scottish Affairs Selection Standards and Privileges Statutory Instruments Trade and Industry Transport Treasury Welsh Affairs Work and Pensions; and

(3) Mr Alan Williams shall also be a Member of the Liaison Committee. —[Mr. Coaker.]

Amendment proposed: (a) in line 40, at end add 'and

(4) the senior backbench member of the Chairmen's Panel shall also be a member of the Liaison Committee.'.— [Sir Nicholas Winterton.]

The House divided: Ayes 113, Noes 224.

Division number 39

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Question accordingly negatived.

Main Question put and agreed to.