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Weekly Information Bulletin: 25th October 2008

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Status Membership
Banking (G) 18/11/2008 Issue 32 p38;This Issue
Channel Tunnel Rail Link (Supplementary Provisions) (G) Reported Issue 4 p33
Children and Young Persons Bill (G) [HL] Reported Issue 25 p41, Issue 26 p39
Climate Change Bill (G) [HL] Reported Issue 25 p41, Issue 26 p39
Counter-Terrorism Bill (G) Reported Issue 17 p39
Criminal Justice and Immigration (G) Reported Issue 1 p25; Issue 2 p28
Crossrail (Hybrid) Reported Issue 3 p29
Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill (G) [HL] 3/11/2008 Issue 31 p40
Education and Skills Bill (G) Reported Issue 8 p33
Employment Bill (G) [HL] 23/10/2008 Issue 31 p40
Energy Bill (G) Reported Issue 9 p34
Finance Bill (G) Issue 19 p38; Issue 20 p38
Health and Safety (Offences) Bill (B9) Reported Issue 14 p37; Issue 16 p41
Health and Social Care Bill (G) Reported Issue 5 p32
Housing and Regeneration Bill Reported Issue 5 p32; Issue 6 p33; Issue 7 p36
Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill (G) [HL] Reported Issue 23, p37
Local Transport Bill [HL] (G) Reported Issue 17 p39
National Insurance Contributions Bill (G) Reported Issue 7 p36
Pensions Bill (G) Reported Issue 7 p36; Issue 11 p34
Planning Bill (G) Reported Issue 6 p33; Issue 7 p36
Planning and Energy Bill (B1) Reported Issue 10 p34; Issue 11 p34
Political Parties and Elections Bill (G) This issue
Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Bill (G) Reported Issue 24 p38; Issue 25 p41
Sale of Student Loans (G) Reported Issue 4 p33
Special Educational Needs (Information) Bill (B2) Reported Issue 14 p37
Temporary and Agency Workers (Equal Treatment) Bill (B3) Issue 16 p41; Issue 19 p38;

Issue 20 p38

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


Banking Bill (G)

Chairmen: Natascha Engel discharged; Ms Sally Keeble added

Political Parties and Elections Bill (G)

Chairmen: Sir Nicholas Winterton, Mr Frank Cook and Mr Joe Benton

Nick Ainger Mr Brian Binley Mr David Clelland Mr Jonathan Djanogly
James Durridge Mr John Grogan Stephen Hesford David Howarth
Mrs Eleanor Laing Martin Linton Tony Lloyd Ian Lucas
Mr Alan Reid Mr Virendra Sharma Mr Andrew Tyrie Dr Alan Whitehead
Mr Michael Wills Pete Wishart

Political Parties and Elections Bill (G)

Mr David Clelland discharged; Mrs Sian C. James added (23.10.2008)

General Committee Meetings
20 - 24 October 2008

Monday 20 October

EC A     EU Document No. 9656/08 and Addenda 1 and 2 and 9923/08 relating to CAP "Health Check" and Community action on rising food prices     
1st DLC     the Value Added Tax (Finance) (No. 2) Order 2208 (S.I., 2008, N0. 2547)     
2nd DLC      the Enterprise Act 2002 (Specification of Additional Section 58 Consideration) Order 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 2645)     

Tuesday 21 October

PBC     Banking Bill (1st & 2nd Sittings: adjourned until 23.10.2008)     
EC C     EU Document Nos.11327/08 and Addendum 1 and 11307/08 and Addenda 1, 2 & 3 relating to Cross-border Healthcare     

Wednesday 22 October

3rd DLC     The Stamp Duty Land Tax (Variation of Part 4 of the Finance Act 2003) Regulations 2008 (S.I., 2008 No. 2338)     

Thursday 23 October

PBC     Banking Bill (3rd & 4th Sittings: Clauses 155, 158, 160-164 agreed; Clause 156 agreed on division; Clause 159, as amended, agreed)     

Friday 24 October


Please note. This list is correct as at press (12 noon Friday).

The time and location of general committee meetings may be changed at short notice. Further enquiries may be made to the Committee Office general enquiry lines, Tel. 020 7219 3267/4300/0284

Forthcoming General Committee Meetings
27 - 31 October 2008

Monday 27 October

EC B     EU Document No.11238/08 and Addendum 1 relating to Relations between the EU and the Overseas Countries and Territories, 4.30pm, Room 10     
1st DLC     Draft Police (Conduct) Regulations 2008, the draft Police Appeals Tribunals Rules 2008 and the draft Police (Performance) Regulations 2008, 4.30pm, Room 11     
2nd DLC     Landsbanki Freezing Order 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 2668) and the draft Landsbanki Freezing (Amendment) Order 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 2766), 4.30pm, Room 12     
3rd DLC     Landfill Tax (Material from Contaminated Land) (Phasing out of Exemption) Order 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 2669), 4.30pm, Room 9     

Tuesday 28 October

PBC     Banking Bill, 10.30am & 4.30pm, Room 9     
EC C     EU Document No. 10824/08 relating to Facing the challenges of higher oil prices, 4.30pm, Room 10     
4th DLC     Draft Local Elections (Ordinary Day of Elections in 2009) Order 2008, 10.30am, Room 11     

Wednesday 29 October

5th DLC     Draft Judicial Appointments Order 2008, 2.30pm, Room 12     

Thursday 30 October

PBC     Banking Bill, 9.00am & 1.00pm, Room 9     
6th DLC     Draft Social Security (Lone Parents and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2008, 8.55am, Room 12     

Friday 31 October


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