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 Gary Streeter in the Chair]
I beg to move amendment 1, in clause 1, page 1, line 3, leave out from first “to” to “for” in line 5 and insert “provide”.
I beg to move amendment 5, in clause 2, page 2, line 20, at end insert— ‘(b) the General Medical Council, (c) the British Medical Association, (d) the...
Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.
Committee membership and attendance (out of 1)
[ Committee memberships can change partway through ]