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 Andrew Turner in the Chair] Clause 17
I beg to move amendment 7, in clause 17, page 8, line 12, le ave out “or having reason to suspect”.
Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.
‘(1) The Secretary of State shall lay before Parliament each year a report setting out the costs incurred by the following bodies in fulfilling the requirements of this Act— (a) the...
‘Within 12 months of the passing of this Act, the Secretary of State shall publish a report setting out the UK’s priorities for topics to be included in an updated protocol to the...
CPB 01 Professor David Gill, Director of Heritage Futures and Professor of Archaeological Heritage, University of Suffolk CPB 02 Mr Michael Meyer OBE, Head of International Law, British Red Cross...
Committee membership and attendance (out of 1)
[ Committee memberships can change partway through ]