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. Eric Illsley in the Chair]
I beg to move amendment No. 1, in page 1, line 4, leave out subsections (2) to (4).
'(1) Schedule 8 to the Finance Act 2000 is also amended as specified in this section. (2) In paragraph 108 (cases in which no deduction allowed), at the end there is inserted— ''(6) No...
'This Act shall come into force on 6th April 2003.'.—[Mr. Lazarowicz.] Brought up, and read the First time.
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