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.
[Janet Anderson in the Chair]
I beg to move amendment No. 2, in clause 1, page 2, line 10, after ‘way’, insert ‘which shall require proof of intent or proof of reckless conduct.’. Clause 1(4)(d), the...
I beg to move amendment No. 1, in clause 4, page 3, line 14, leave out subsection (4). The amendment simply removes the standard clause that is inserted by the Lords to cover matters of...
‘The Secretary of State shall publish and lay before Parliament annually a report on progress towards full ratification of the Supplementary Fund Protocol.’. —[Mr. Brazier.]
Committee membership and attendance (out of 1)
[ Committee memberships can change partway through ]