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 James Gray in the Chair]
Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.
I beg to move amendment 1, in clause 4, page 2, line 31, at end add— ‘(5) Where a partnership is convicted of an offence under section 4, any person admitted...
Committee membership and attendance (out of 1)
[ Committee memberships can change partway through ]