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Public Bill Committees

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.

All bills in this session

Committee membership and attendance (out of 5)

Chairpersons

  • Christopher Chope (3)
  • Roger Gale (0)
  • Albert Owen (0)
  • Phil Wilson (2)

Members

  • Stephen Hepburn (0)
  • Kelvin Hopkins (5)
  • John Howell (5)
  • Jane Ellison (5)
  • Eilidh Whiteford (5)
  • David Rutley (5)
  • Stephen Barclay (5)
  • Peter Dowd (5)
  • Melanie Onn (3)
  • Craig Williams (5)
  • Ian Blackford (5)
  • Jeff Smith (5)
  • Rebecca Long-Bailey (0)
  • Maria Caulfield (5)
  • Lucy Frazer (5)
  • James Cartlidge (3)
  • Jeremy Quin (5)
  • Huw Merriman (5)

[ Committee memberships can change partway through ]