Public Bill Committees

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.

  • Civil Defence (Grant) Bill

    1st sitting · Tuesday, 11 December 2001 · 4 speeches

    [Mr. Win Griffiths in the Chair]

    • Clause 2 - General

      42 speeches

      I beg to move amendment No. 2, in page 2, line 21, leave out '2003' and insert '2004'.

    • New clause 1 - Commencement

      0 speeches

      'This Act shall come into force on the day following the day on which the United Kingdom proposed derogation from Article 5(1) of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and...

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Committee membership and attendance (out of 1)

Chairpersons

  • Mr Win Griffiths (1)

Members

  • Alan Campbell (1)
  • Ronnie Campbell (1)
  • Sir Sydney Chapman (1)
  • Mr Tim Collins (1)
  • Geraint Davies (1)
  • Ms Jane Griffiths (1)
  • Phil Hope (1)
  • Chris Leslie (1)
  • Tom Levitt (1)
  • Peter Luff (1)
  • Tony McNulty (1)
  • Andrew Miller (1)
  • Mark Oaten (1)
  • Henry Bellingham (1)
  • Richard Younger-Ross (1)

[ Committee memberships can change partway through ]