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Palace of Westminster — Message from the Commons

– in the House of Lords at 7:00 pm on 16th July 2015.

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A message was brought from the Commons that that they concur with the Lords that it is expedient that a Joint Committee of Lords and Commons be appointed to consider the restoration and renewal of the Palace of Westminster.

That a Select Committee of six Members be appointed to join with the Committee appointed by the Lords to consider the restoration and renewal of the Palace of Westminster.

That the Committee shall have power:

(a) to send for persons, papers and records,

(b) to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House,

(c) to report from time to time,

(d) to appoint specialist advisers, and

(e) to adjourn from place to place.

That the quorum of the committee shall be three.

House adjourned at 7.15 pm.