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Weekly Information Bulletin: 8th December 2007

General Committees

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Public Bill Committee debates on the Parliament website:

Other General Committee debates:

Current Public Bill Committees, details of membership


Status Membership
Criminal Justice and Immigration Issue 1 p25; Issue 2 p28
Crossrail Issue 3 p29
Channel Tunnel Rail Link (Supplementary Provisions) Issue 4 p33
Sale of Student Loans Issue 4 p33
Housing and Regeneration Bill This issue
Health and Social Care Bill This issue

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


Housing and Regeneration Bill

Chairmen: Mr Roger Gale and Mr Joe Benton

Liz Blackman Alistair Burt Andrew George Andrew Gwynne
Paul Holmes Mr Nick Hurd Mr Andrew Love Margaret Moran
Mr Nick Raynsford Grant Shapps Mr Andy Slaughter Ms Angela C. Smith
Mr Robert Syms Joan Walley Mr Iain Wright Sir George Young
Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

Health and Social Care Bill

Chairmen: Mr Jim Hood and Derek Conway

Mr Ben Bradshaw Angela Browning Richard Burden Rosie Cooper
Mr Stephen Crabb Sandra Gidley Stephen Hesford Kelvin Hopkins
Mr Brian Jenkins Dr Ashok Kumar Steve McCabe Judy Mallaber
Anne Milton Laura Moffatt Greg Mulholland Mr Stephen O'Brien
Jeremy Wright

General Committee Meetings
3 - 7 December 2007

Monday 3 December

PBC     Channel Tunnel Rail Link (Supplementary Provisions) (Programming Sub-Committee)     
1st DLC     Draft Criminal Defence Service (Very High Cost Cases) Regulations 2007     
ESC     Economic Partnership Agreements (14498/07)     

Tuesday 4 December

PBC     Sale of Student Loans Bill (1st & 2nd Sitting: Clauses 2-13 agreed; Clause 1 agreed as amended)     
PBC     Channel Tunnel Rail Link (Supplementary Provisions) (1st Sitting: Clauses 1-6 agreed)     
2nd DLC     Draft Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Order 2007     
3rd DLC     Draft Stamp Duty Land Tax (Zero-Carbon Homes Relief) Regulations 2007     

Wednesday 5 December

4th DLC     Draft Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (Additional Authorities) Order 2007     

Thursday 6 December

5th DLC     To consider the Government's Assessment as set out in the Pre-Budget Report for the purposes of section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993     
PBC     Housing and Regeneration Bill (Programming Sub-Committee)     

Friday 7 December


Forthcoming General Committee Meetings
10 - 14 December 2007

Monday 10 December

1st DLC     Draft Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2007, 4.30pm, Room 9     
2nd DLC     Draft Conduct of employment Agencies and Employment Businesses (Amendment) Regulations 2007, 4.30pm, Room 11     
3rd DLC     Draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Agreement on Enlargement of the European Economic Area) Order 2007, 4.30pm, Room 12     

Tuesday 11 December

4th DLC     Draft Financial Assistance Scheme (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2007, 10.30am, Room 9     
ESC     Funding of Political Parties (11559/07), 10.30am, Room 10     
PBC     Housing and Regeneration Bill, 10.30am & 4pm, Boothroyd Room, PCH     

Wednesday 12 December

WGC     Welsh Grand Committee to consider the matter of the Government's Legislative Programme as outlined in the Queen's Speech, 9am & 2pm, Room 10     

Thursday 13 December

5th DLC     Draft Immigration (Employment of Adults Subject to Immigration Control) (Maximum Penalty) Order 2007, 8.55am, Room 9     
6th DLC     Draft Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (Amendment) Regulations 2007, 8.55am, Room 12     
PBC     Housing and Regeneration Bill, 9am & 1pm, Grimond Room     

Friday 14 December


Please note: The time and location of general committee meetings may be changed at short notice. This list is correct as at press (12 noon Friday). Recorded information about forthcoming select and general 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 3267/4300/0284

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