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.
[Mrs. Irene Adams in the Chair]
I beg to move amendment No. 4, in page 1, line 1 after ``(1)'', insert ``Subject to subsection (2A),''.
[Mr. David Amess in the Chair]
Amendment proposed [6 November]: No. 2, in page 2, line 3, at end insert— `(f) elections to the Greater London Assembly; (g) elections to any body which may replace those listed in this...
I beg to move Government amendment No. 9, in page 2, line 24, leave out `section' and insert `Article'.
Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.
Committee membership and attendance (out of 2)
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