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. Joe Benton in the Chair]
Assaulting or impeding certain providers of emergency services
Assaulting or impeding certain emergency workers responding to emergency circumstances
Assaulting or impeding persons assisting emergency workers
Provisions supplementary to sections 1 to 3
Power to Modify
Short title, commencement and extent
Repeals ‘Section 44(3) and (4) of the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004 (c.21) shall cease to have effect.'. —[Mr. Alan Williams.]
Amendment made: No. 34, in title, line 1, leave out ‘assault or impede' and insert ‘obstruct or hinder'.—[Mr. Alan Williams.]
Committee membership and attendance (out of 1)
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