Growth and Infrastructure Bill

– in a Public Bill Committee on 27th November 2012.

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[Mr George Howarth in the Chair]

Written evidence to be reported to the House

GIB 37 Professor Henry G Overman

GIB 38 Robert D Seares

GIB 39 Cambridgeshire County Council

GIB 40 Living Streets

GIB 41 Unite

GIB 42 Open Spaces Society

GIB 43 RSPB

GIB 44 Compulsory Purchase Association

Photo of Ian Murray Ian Murray Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) 8:55 am, 27th November 2012

On a point of order, Mr Howarth, can you give the Committee some guidance? We are into our third week of proceedings, but last week we received the consultation on some clauses of the Bill on the morning of our deliberations and we are now getting consultations through on other clauses. Can you, through your offices, give any guidance to the Government or Ministers to ensure that the Committee has all the evidence, so that we are well informed in our deliberations?

Photo of George Howarth George Howarth Labour, Knowsley

I am sure that the Ministers have heard the point of order. It is not within my power to ensure that any briefing or consultation papers are in the possession of the Committee. I am sure that Ministers, having heard the point of order, will take due note.