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.
[David Mundell in the Chair]
I beg to move amendment 1, in clause 1, page 2, line 2, at end insert— “(ba) provide for the case mentioned in subsection (2)(a) to be subject to such exceptions as may be...
Amendments made: 2, in title, line 1, leave out from “Make provision” to “to permit” in line 3. This Amendment and Amendment 3 would amend the long title of the Bill to...
Committee membership and attendance (out of 1)
[ Committee memberships can change partway through ]