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Weekly Information Bulletin: 4th February 2006

Standing Committees

For information about Standing Committee procedure see HCIO Factsheet L6

For information about Grand Committee procedure     see HCIO Factsheet P8     

For information about European Standing Committee procedure see HCIO Factsheet L11

Factsheets on the Parliament website:

Standing Committee debates on Bills on the Parliament website:

Other Standing Committee debates:

Current Standing Committees, details of membership

Bill     SC     Status     Membership     
Animal Welfare Bill (G)     A     26.1.2006     No.20, p32     
Childcare Bill (G)     D     20.12.2005     No.17 p29, No.18 p27     
Civil Aviation Bill (G)     B     7.7.2005     No.6 p26     
Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill (B)     C          No.18 p27, No. 21 p30     
Consumer Credit Bill (G)     D     28.6.2005     No.4 p25     
Council Tax (New Valuation Lists For England) Bill     A     15.11.2005     No.14 p26     
Criminal Defence Service Bill (G) [HL]     A     10.1.2006     No.19 p36, No.20, p32     
Electoral Administration Bill (G)     B     22.11.2005     No.13 p27     
Equality Bill (G) [HL]     A     8.12.2005     No.16 p27, No. 17 p29     
Finance Bill (G)     B     30.6.2005     No.4 p25, No.5 p25     
Health Bill (G)     E     10.1.2006     No.17 p29     
Identity Cards Bill (G)     D     21.7.2005     No.6 p26     
Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill (G)     E     27.10.2005     No.9 p28, No.10 p26     
International Development (Reporting and
Transparency) Bill (B)     
C          No.22, p31     
London Olympics Bill (G)     D     18.10.2005     No.10 p26     
Merchant Shipping Pollution Bill (G)[HL]     A     9.2.2005     This issue     
Natural Environment and Rural Communities Bill (G)     A     5.7.2005     No.4 p25     
National Insurance Contributions Bill (G)     D     15.11.2005     No.13 p27     
National Lottery Bill (G)     A     3.11.2005     No.11, p25     
Northern Ireland (Offences) Bill (G)     B     15.12.2005     No.17 p29     
Racial and Religious Hatred Bill (G)     E     30.6.2005     No.5 p25     
Regulation of Financial Services (Land Transactions) Bill (G)     E     5.7.2005     No 6 p26     
Rights of Savers Bill (B)     C     14.12.2005     No.16 p27, No.18 p27     
Terrorism (Northern Ireland) Bill (G)     E     10.11.2005     No.13 p27     
Transport (Wales) Bill (G)     F     28.6.2005     No.5 p25, No.6 p26     
Violent Crime Reduction Bill (G)     B     25.10.2005     No.9 p28, No.10 p26     
Work and Families Bill (G)     A     14.12.2005     No.18 p27     

Dates in italics denote expected reporting date of Standing Committee as stated in the Programme Motion if made


SC A: Merchant Shipping (Pollution) Bill [HL] (G)

Chairman: Janet Anderson

Mr Henry Bellingham     Liz Blackman     Tom Brake     Mr Julian Brazier     
Mr Jim Cunningham     Philip Davies     Mr Robert Goodwill     Dr Stephen Ladyman     
Paul Rowen     Mr Lee Scott     Alison Seabeck     Mr Andrew Slaughter     
Mr Neil Turner     Claire Ward     Mr Anthony Wright     Mr Fraser Kemp     

Standing Committee Meetings
30 January - 2 February 2006

Monday 30th January

ESC     EU Document 11408/05 relating to the Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSE) Roadmap     
1st DLSC     Draft Pensions Act 2004 (PPF Payments and FAS Payments) (Consequential Provisions) Order 2006, and the draft Pension Protection Fund (Pension Compensation Cap) Order 2006     

Tuesday 31st January

2nd DLSC     Draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) Cooperation Agreement between the European Community and its Member States and the Swiss Confederation to Combat Fraud Order 2006     
3rd DLSC     Draft Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 2006, the draft Gaelic Language (Scotland) Act 2005 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2006 and the draft Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2006     
4th DLSC     Draft Friendly and Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1968 (Audit Exemption) (Amendment) Order 2006 and the draft Community Benefit societies (Restriction on Use of Assets) Regulations 2006     

Wednesday 1st February

5th DLSC     Draft National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (Increase of Endowment) Order 2006     
6th DLSC     Draft Industrial Training Levy (Construction Board) Order 2006 and draft Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Board) Order 2006     

Thursday 2nd February

7th DLSC Draft Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006

Forthcoming Standing Committee Meetings
6 -9 February 2006

Monday 6th February

1st DLSC     Draft Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning Act 1997 (Amnesty Period) Order 2006, 4.30pm,     
     Room 9     
2nd DLSC     Draft School Finance (England) Regulations 2006, 4.30pm, Room 11     

Tuesday 7th February

NIGC     Draft Budget (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, 4.00pm, Room 14     
SC A     Merchant Shipping (Pollution) Bill [HL], 10.30am & 4.00pm, Room 12     

Wednesday 8th February

3rd DLSC     Draft Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Consultation by Employers and Miscellaneous Amendment) Regulations 2006 and the draft Information and Consultation of Employees (Amendment) Regulations 2006, 2.30pm, Room 9     
4th DLSC     National Health Service (General Dental Services Contracts) Regulations 2005 (S.I., 2005, No. 3361) and the National Health Service (Personal Dental Services Agreements) Regulations (S.I., 2005, No. 3373), 2.30pm, Room 12     

Thursday 9th February

SC A     Merchant Shipping Pollution Bill [HL], 9.00am & 1.00pm, Room 12     
SC C     Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill, 2.00pm, Room 11     
5th DLSC     Draft Rates (Capital Values, etc.) (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, 2.30pm, Room 9     
6th DLSC     Draft Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment)     
     Regulations 2006, 2.30pm, Room 14     

Please note: The time and location of Standing Committee meetings may be changed at short notice. This list is correct as at press (12 noon Friday). Recorded information about forthcoming select and standing committee meetings over the next two sitting days is available on Tel: 020 7219 2033. Further enquiries may be made to the Committee Office general enquiry lines, Tel: 020 7219 3267/4300/0

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