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.
[Julie Elliott in the Chair]
I beg to move amendment 1, in clause 1, page 1, line 10, at end insert— “(4A) The Secretary of State must lay the guidance before Parliament once it is...
Committee membership and attendance (out of 1)
[ Committee memberships can change partway through ]