Previously called Standing Committees, Public Bill Commitees study proposed legislation (Bills) in detail, debating each clause and reporting any amendments to the Commons for further debate.
There are at least 16 MPs on a Committee, and the proportion of parties reflects the House of Commons, so the government always has a majority.
[Mr. Joe Benton in the Chair]
I beg to move amendment No. 7, in page 1, line 5, at beginning insert— `(A1) Section 42A(3) of the Local Government Finance Act 1988 (rural settlement list) is amended, by leaving out...
I beg to move amendment No. 14, in page 3, line 7, leave out `mainly' and insert `in part'.
I beg to move amendment No. 8, in page 3, line 31, leave out from `force' to second `the' in line 32 and insert `, in relation to England, on 30th October 2001, and, in relation to Wales, on such...
`.—In paragraph 5(1) of Schedule 5 to the Local Government Finance Act 1988, after sub-paragraph (a) there is inserted— ``(aa) it is used for the keeping or breeding of horses as...
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