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– in the House of Lords at 11:00 am on 2nd December 2004.

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Photo of Lord Brabazon of Tara Lord Brabazon of Tara Chairman of Committees, House of Lords 11:00 am, 2nd December 2004

My Lords, I beg to move the four Motions standing in my name on the Order Paper.

Liaison Committee

Moved, That a Select Committee be appointed to advise the House on the resources required for Select Committee work and to allocate resources between Select Committees; to review the Select Committee work of the House; to consider requests for ad hoc committees and report to the House with recommendations; to ensure effective co-ordination between the two Houses; and to consider the availability of Lords to serve on committees;

That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following Lords together with the Chairman of Committees be named of the committee:

B. Amos (Lord President), L. Geddes, B. Hayman, L. Kimball, L. McNally, L. Moser, B. Pitkeathley, B. Scott of Needham Market, L. Strathclyde, L. Williamson of Horton;

That the committee have leave to report from time to time;

That the committee have power to appoint specialist advisers.

Privileges

Moved, That a Committee for Privileges be appointed and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following Lords together with the Chairman of Committees and any four Lords of Appeal be named of the Committee:

B. Amos (Lord President), L. Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L. Browne-Wilkinson, L. Carlisle of Bucklow, L. Cope of Berkeley, L. Graham of Edmonton, L. Grocott, L. Mackay of Clashfern, L. McNally, L. Marsh, L. Merlyn-Rees, L. Roper, L. Strabolgi, L. Strathclyde, L. Williamson of Horton;

That the committee have power to appoint sub-committees and that such sub-committees have power to appoint their own chairmen;

That the committee have power to co-opt any Lord for the purposes of serving on any sub-committee.

Procedure of the House

Moved, That the Select Committee on Procedure of the House be appointed and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following Lords together with the Chairman of Committees be named of the committee:

L. Addington, L. Alderdice, B. Amos (Lord President), B. Blatch, V. Bledisloe, L. Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, V. Brookeborough, L. Burnham, L. Cope of Berkeley, B. David, L. Donaldson of Lymington, L. Dubs, L. Falconer of Thoroton (Lord Chancellor), L. Geddes, L. Grenfell, L. Grocott, L. Hoyle, L. Jopling, L. Kimball, L. McNally, L. Roper, L. Snape, L. Strathclyde, B. Symons of Vernham Dean, L. Wakeham, B. Warnock, L. Williams of Elvel, L. Williamson of Horton.

Refreshment

Moved, That a Select Committee be appointed to advise on the refreshment services provided for the House, within financial limits approved by the House Committee;

That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following Lords be named of the committee;

L. Borrie, L. Davies of Oldham, L. Denham, B. Fookes (Chairman), B. Gould of Potternewton, B. Harris of Richmond, L. Palmer, L. Redesdale, B. Rendell of Babergh, Ly. Saltoun of Abernethy, B. Strange, L. Wade of Chorlton;

That the committee have leave to report from time to time.—(The Chairman of Committees.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.