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Weekly Information Bulletin: 26th April 2008

General Committees

Factsheets on the Parliament website:

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 Reported Issue 1 p25; Issue 2 p28
Crossrail Reported Issue 3 p29
Channel Tunnel Rail Link (Supplementary Provisions) Reported Issue 4 p33
Sale of Student Loans Reported Issue 4 p33
Housing and Regeneration Bill Reported Issue 5 p32; Issue 6 p33; Issue 7 p36
Health and Social Care Bill Reported Issue 5 p32
Planning Bill Reported Issue 6 p33; Issue 7 p36
National Insurance Contributions Bill Reported Issue 7 p36
Pensions Bill Reported Issue 7 p36; Issue 11 p34
Education and Skills Bill Reported Issue 8 p33
Energy Bill Reported Issue 9 p34
Planning and Energy Bill Reported Issue 10 p34; Issue 11 p34
Special Educational Needs (Information) Bill Reported Issue 14 p37
Health and Safety (Offences) Bill Reported Issue 14 p37; Issue 16 p41
Temporary and Agency Workers (Equal Treatment) Bill Issue 16 p41
Counter-Terrorism Bill 15/05/2008 Issue 17 p39
Local Transport Bill [HL] 8/05/2008 Issue 17 p39

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


General Committee Meetings
21 - 25 April 2008

Monday 21 April

1st DLC     Draft Immigration (Biometric Immigration Document Pilot) Regulations 2008     
PBC     Local Transport Bill [HL], (Programming Sub-Committee)     

Tuesday 22 April

PBC     Counter-Terrorism Bill     
PBC     Local Transport Bill [HL], (1st & 2nd Sittings: Clauses 1, 2, 4-8 agreed; Clause 3 agreed as amended; Schedule 1 agreed on division)     
ESC     EU Documents Nos. 5489/08 and Addendum 1 and 5862/08 and Addenda 1 to 3 relating to the Reduction of Greenhouse gas Emissions by 2020 and review of the emissions Trading Scheme     

Wednesday 23 April


Thursday 24 April

PBC     Counter-Terrorism Bill, Further to evidence on the Bill     
PBC     Local Transport Bill [HL] ], (3rd & 4th Sittings: Clauses 9-17 agreed; Clause 18 agreed as amended)     

Friday 25 April


Forthcoming General Committee Meetings
28 April - 2 May 2008

Monday 28 April

1st DLC     Draft Consumers, Estate agents and Redress Act 2007 (Commencement No. 3 and Supplementary Provision) Order 2008, 4.30pm, Room 9     
2nd DLC     Draft Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2008 and the Draft Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland Consequential Amendments) Order 2008, 4.30pm, Room 11     

Tuesday 29 April

PBC     Counter-Terrorism Bill, 10.30am & 4.00pm, Room 11     
PBC     Local Transport Bill [HL], 10.30am & 4.00pm, Room 12     
ESC     EU Documents Nos. 14993/07, 14995/07, 14996/07, 14997/07, 14999/07 and 15001/07 relating to the Accession Process in Western Balkans, EU Document Nos. 15616/07, Addenda 1 and 2, 15690/07 and Addenda 1 and 2 relating to Interim Political Agreement on Co-operation between the European Union and its Member States and the Republic of Serbia, and Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum,     4.30pm, Room 10

Wednesday 30 April

3rd DLC     Draft Electoral Administration Act 2006 (Regulation of Loans etc: Northern Ireland) Order 2008, 2.30pm, Room 9     

Thursday 1 May


Friday 2 May


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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