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Ministerial Committee on Public Expenditure (EDX)

Composition

Chancellor of the Exchequer (chairman)

Secretary of State for the Home Department

President of the Board of Trade

Lord President of the Council

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

Chief Secretary, Treasury

The Minister without Portfolio also receives papers.

Terms of Reference

"To consider the allocation of the public expenditure control totals and make recommendations to the Cabinet"

Ministerial Committee on the Queen's Speeches and Future Legislation (FLG)

Composition

Lord President of the Council (chairman)

Lord Chancellor

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

Lord Privy Seal

Minister without Portfolio

Attorney General

Lord Advocate

Parliamentary Secretary, Treasury

Financial Secretary, Treasury

Captain of the Gentlemen-at-Arms

The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs may be invited to attend or be represented for discussion of The Queen's Speeches.

Terms of reference

"To prepare and submit to the Cabinet drafts of the Queen's Speeches to Parliament, and proposals for the Government's legislative programme for each Session of Parliament".

Ministerial Committee on Legislation (LG)

Composition

Lord President of the Council (chairman)

Lord Chancellor

Secretary of State for Scotland

Secretary of State for Wales

Lord Privy Seal

Attorney General

Lord Advocate

Parliamentary Secretary, Treasury

Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Minister of State, Home Office

Financial Secretary, Treasury

Captain of the Gentlemen-at-Arms

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland also receives papers and is invited to attend as necessary.

Terms of reference

"To examine all draft Bills; to consider the Parliamentary handling of Government Bills, European Community documents and Private Members' business, and such other related matters as may be necessary; and to keep under review the Government's policy in relation to issues of Parliamentary procedures".

Ministerial Sub-committee on Health Strategy (EDH(H))

Composition

Lord President of the Council (chairman)

President of the Board of Trade

Secretary of State for the Environment

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

Secretary of State for Social Security

Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

Secretary of State for Scotland

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Secretary of State for Health

Secretary of State for Education

Secretary of State for Wales

Secretary of State for Transport

Minister of State, Home Office

Paymaster General

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Employment Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of National Heritage


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The Chief Medical Officer is in attendance. The Minister without Portfolio also receives papers.

Terms of reference

"To oversee the development, implementation and monitoring of the Government's health strategy, to coordinate the Government's policieson United Kingdom-wide issues affecting health, and report as necessary to the Ministerial Committee on Home and Social Affairs" Ministerial Sub-committee on Public Sector Pay (EDI (P)) Composition

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (chairman)

Chancellor of the Exchequer

Secretary of State for the Home Department

President of the Board of Trade

Secretary of State for Defence

Secretary of State for the Environment

Secretary of State for Social Security

Secretary of State for Scotland

Secretary of State for Health

Secretary of State for Education

Secretary of State for Employment

Secretary of State for Transport

Chief Secretary, Treasury

Parliamentary Secretary, Office of Public Service and Science The Lord Chancellor also receives papers and may be invited to attend as necessary. The Minister without Portfolio also receives papers.

Terms of reference

"To coordinate the handling of pay issues in the public sector, and report as necessary to the Ministerial Committee on Industrial, Commercial and Consumer Affairs"

Ministerial Sub-committee on European Questions (OPD(E)

Composition

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (chairman) Chancellor of the Exchequer

Secretary of State for the Home Department

President of the Board of Trade

Secretary of State for Defence

Lord President of the Council

Secretary of State for the Environment

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

Secretary of State for Scotland

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Secretary of State for Employment

Secretary of State for Wales

Secretary of State for Transport

Minister without Portfolio

Attorney General

Parliamentary Secretary, Treasury

Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The Lord Advocate also receives papers. He and other Ministers will be invited to attend as the nature of the business requires. The United Kingdom's Permanent Representatives to the European Union is also in attendance.

Terms of reference

"To consider questions relating to the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union and to report as necessary to the Ministerial Committee on Defence and Overseas Policy"

Ministerial Sub-committee on Terrorism (OPD(T))

Composition

Secretary of State for the Home Department (chairman)

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs President of the Board of Trade

Secretary of State for Defence

Secretary of State for Scotland

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Secretary of State for Transport

Attorney General

Terms of reference

"To keep under review the arrangements for countering terrorism and for dealing with terrorist incidents and their consequences and to report as necessary to the Ministerial Committee of Defence and Overseas Policy".

Ministerial Sub-committee on Drug Misuse (EDH(D))

Composition

Lord President of the Council (chairman)

Solicitor General


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