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 clause 1, page 1, line 7, leave out from beginning to end of line 7 on page 2.
Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.
Amendment made: No. 4, in page 2, line 28, leave out Clause 3.—[Mr. Greenway.] Clause 3 accordingly disagreed to.
Amendment made: No. 5, in clause 4, page 2, line 35, leave out 'Equine Welfare'.—[Mr. Greenway.]
'(1) The reference to the Weeds Act 1959 (c.54) in Schedule 1 to the National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/ 672) is to be treated as referring to that Act as...
Committee membership and attendance (out of 1)
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