Parliamentary Broadcasting Unit Limited (PARBUL)

– in the House of Lords at 3:05 pm on 8 June 2005.

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Photo of Lord Brabazon of Tara Lord Brabazon of Tara Chairman of Committees, House of Lords, Deputy Speaker (Lords) 3:05, 8 June 2005

My Lords, with the leave of the House, I beg to move the three Motions standing in my name on the Order Paper.

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform

Moved, That a Select Committee be appointed to report whether the provisions of any Bill inappropriately delegate legislative power, or whether they subject the exercise of legislative power to an inappropriate degree of parliamentary scrutiny; to report on documents and draft orders laid before Parliament under the Regulatory Reform Act 2001; and to perform, in respect of such documents and orders and subordinate provisions orders laid under that Act, the functions performed in respect of other instruments by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments;

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

L. Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L. Dahrendorf (Chairman), L. Garden, B. Gardner of Parkes, L. Harrison, L. McIntosh of Haringey, B. Scott of Needham Market, L. Shaw of Northstead, L. Temple-Morris;

That the committee have power to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom;

That the committee have power to appoint specialist advisers.

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 B. McIntosh of Hudnall, L. McNally, L. Moser, 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.

Parliamentary Broadcasting Unit Limited (PARBUL)

That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following Lords be named as members of the Parliamentary Broadcasting Unit Limited (PARBUL):

L. Brabazon of Tara, L. Naseby, L. Paul, L. Thomson of Monifieth.—(The Chairman of Committees.)

On Question, Motions agreed to.