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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 3)

Chairpersons

  • Joe Benton (3)

Members

  • Nick Palmer (3)
  • Joan Ruddock (2)
  • Andrew Smith (3)
  • Lord Stunell (3)
  • Joan Walley (3)
  • Alan Whitehead (3)
  • Malcolm Wicks (3)
  • Lord Barker of Battle (3)
  • Mark Lazarowicz (3)
  • Michael Weir (3)
  • Helen Goodman (3)
  • Theresa Villiers (2)
  • Philip Hollobone (3)
  • Nia Griffith (3)
  • Nick Hurd (3)
  • Greg Clark (3)

[ Committee memberships can change partway through ]