Standing Order No. 147
(1) There shall be a select committee, to be called
the Procedure Committee, to consider the practice and procedure
of the House in the conduct of public business, and to make recommendations.
(2) The committee shall consist of not more than
(3) The quorum of the committee shall be five.
(4) The committee shall have power to send for persons,
papers and records, to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of
the House, to adjourn from place to place and to report from time
(5) Unless the House otherwise orders, each Member
nominated to the committee shall continue to be a member of it
for the remainder of the Parliament.
Thursday 31 July
The following were nominated as members of the Procedure
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr Keith Darvill
Mr David Drew
Mr Clive Efford
Mr Barry Gardiner
Mr Damian Green
Mr Eric Illsley
Mr Paul Stinchcombe
Mr Andrew Stunell
Mr Paul Tyler
Mr Nicholas Winterton
Tuesday 28 October 1997
Mr Nicholas Winterton was called to the Chair.
Friday 7 November
Mr Paul Tyler discharged; Mr Edward Davey added.
Thursday 5 November
Mr Damian Green discharged; Mr Robert Syms added.
Tuesday 9 February
Helen Southworth discharged; Mr Colin Burgon added.
Friday 16 April
Mr Paul Stinchcombe discharged; Mr Nigel Griffiths