Public Bill Committees

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.

All bills in this session

Committee membership and attendance (out of 11)

Chairpersons

  • David Amess (3)
  • Mr Bill O'Brien (6)
  • Edward O'Hara (1)

Members

  • Nick Ainger (10)
  • Ms Candy Atherton (8)
  • Norman Baker (10)
  • Richard Burden (8)
  • Jim Dobbin (7)
  • David Drew (10)
  • Brian Iddon (9)
  • Miss Melanie Johnson (2)
  • Robert Key (9)
  • Mr Andy King (10)
  • Lord Lansley (8)
  • Elliot Morley (10)
  • Mrs Diana Organ (8)
  • Nick Palmer (9)
  • Paddy Tipping (10)
  • Mr Simon Thomas (8)
  • Kevin Brennan (8)
  • Tony Cunningham (10)
  • Ms Sue Doughty (10)
  • Lord Knight of Weymouth (7)
  • Ian Liddell-Grainger (9)
  • George Osborne (10)
  • SiĆ“n Simon (8)
  • Hugo Swire (7)
  • Bill Wiggin (10)

[ Committee memberships can change partway through ]