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 Christopher Chope in the Chair]
I beg to move amendment 1, in clause 1, page 1, line 9, leav e out “is”
I beg to move amendment 23, in clause 2, page 2, line 15, at end insert— ‘(2A) If the person referred to in subsections (1) and (2) is deceased, the...
[Sir Alan Meale in the Chair]
I beg to move amendment 6, in clause 2, page 6, line 22, lea ve out subsection (1) and insert— ‘(1) The Service Complaints Ombudsman may...
Amendments made: 44, in the schedule, page 14, line 2, at end insert—
I beg to move amendment 33, in clause 4, page 12, line 40, at end insert— ‘(5A) The Secretary of State must publish an annual report on the extent to...
Amendments made: 41, in clause 6, page 13, line 19, le ave out paragraph (b).
Amendment made: 43, in clause 7, page 13, line 25, le ave out subsection (2).—(Anna Soubry.)
‘(1) The Secretary of State may by regulations make transitional, transitory or saving provision in connection with the coming into force of sections 1 to 3 and the Schedule. (2) The power...
Committee membership and attendance (out of 2)
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