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. Peter Atkinson in the Chair]
I beg to move amendment No. 22, in clause 1, page 1, line 6, leave out from 'Fund' to ', and' in line 7. The amendment seeks to remove from clause 1 the words ''or sums for investment in a...
I beg to move amendment No. 23, in clause 2, page 2, line 41, after 'year', insert 'following consultation'.
I beg to move amendment No. 43, in clause 3, page 3, line 6, leave out from '6th April 2005' and insert 'such day as the Chancellor the Exchequer may by order made by statutory instrument...
Committee membership and attendance (out of 1)
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