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. Martin Caton in the Chair]
I beg to move amendment No. 2, in page 2, line 6, at end add— '(4) The provisions of this paragraph apply only where the property (or the relevant part of it subject to a finance...
Committee membership and attendance (out of 1)
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