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Clause 8 — Membership of overview and scrutiny committees

Prayers – in the House of Commons at 2:15 pm on 12th March 2010.

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Amendment made: 2, page 5, leave out lines 26 to 30 and insert-

'(a) allow an overview and scrutiny committee of a local authority (or a sub-committee of such a committee) to co-opt members of the authority's executive as non-voting members of the committee (or sub-committee) for the purpose of considering a particular matter that does not involve it exercising functions in relation to the executive; and'.- (Mr. Raynsford.)

Third Reading

Motion made, That the Bill be now read the Third time.

Hon. Members:

Object.

Bill to be read the Third time tomorrow.