City Remembrancers Office

House of Commons Commission written question – answered on 2nd April 2019.

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Photo of Jon Trickett Jon Trickett Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office), Shadow Lord President of the Council

To ask the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, what information he holds on the number of times the City Remembrancer has met with hon. Members in each year since 2010.

Photo of Tom Brake Tom Brake Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (International Trade), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union)

The House of Commons Commission does not hold records on such meetings, other than meetings of Committees on Private Bills attended by the Remembrancer.

The City Remembrancer has been involved in the promotion of two private bills since 2010 on behalf of the City of London: City of London (Various Powers) Bill in 2013 and the City of London Corporation (Open Spaces) Bill in 2017. 

The City of London (Various Powers) Bill was referred to an unopposed bill committee which met on 16 July 2013. The Committee members were Mr Lindsay Hoyle, Mr Adrian Bailey, Sir Peter Bottomley, Teresa Pearce and Craig Whittaker. The proceedings of the committee hearings may be viewed here:

https://services.parliament.uk/Bills/2010-12/cityoflondonvariouspowershl/committees/houseofcommonsunopposedbillcommitteeonthecityoflondonvariouspowersbillhl201314.html

The City of London Corporation (Open Spaces) Bill opposed bill committee comprised Melanie Onn, Kevin Hollinrake, Julian Knight and Marie Rimmer and met on 15 and 22 November 2017. The proceedings of the committee may be viewed here:

https://services.parliament.uk/Bills/2017-19/cityoflondoncorporationopenspaces/committees/houseofcommonsopposedbillcommitteeonthecityoflondoncorporationopenspacesbill201617.html

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