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. John Butterfill in the Chair]
[Mr. Eric Illsley in the Chair]
I beg to move amendment No. 1, in page 1, line 4, leave out `subsections (2)' and insert— `(a) subsection (2) is replaced by the following— ``(2) But— (a) no application under...
Committee membership and attendance (out of 2)
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