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.
[Ms Nusrat Ghani in the Chair]
Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.
Amendment made: 1, in clause 2, page 3, line 35, at end insert— “(7) In the Prison and Young Offender Institution (Coronavirus, etc) (Amendment) (No. 3)...
“(1) The Secretary of State must prepare an assessment of the value for money of the provisions of this Act in achieving their objectives. (2) That assessment must consider— (a) the...
Committee membership and attendance (out of 1)
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