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 McWilliam in the Chair]
I beg to move amendment No. 1, in page 2, leave out lines 17 to 21.
I beg to move amendment No. 2, in page 2, line 28, leave out ', or is to be,'.
Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.
'(1) If at any time, whether or not on any modification of the statutory provisions in force in Great Britain relating to companies it appears to the Treasury to be expedient to modify the...
'Part VII of the Companies Act 1985 as for the time being in force shall apply to any society registered under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1965 as if that society were a...
Committee membership and attendance (out of 1)
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