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Weekly Information Bulletin: 1st November 2008

General Committees

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Current Public Bill Committees, details of membership


Status Membership
Banking (G) 18/11/2008 Issue 32 p38; Issue 33 p38
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) 13/11/2008 Issue 33 p38; 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


Political Parties and Elections Bill:

Mr Brian Binley discharged; Mr Andrew Turner added (28/10); Mrs Sian C. James discharged; Mr David Kidney added (29/10)

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     
1st DLC     Draft Police (Conduct) Regulations 2008, the draft Police Appeals Tribunals Rules 2008 and the draft Police (Performance) Regulations 2008,     
2nd DLC     Landsbanki Freezing Order 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 2668) and the draft Landsbanki Freezing (Amendment) Order 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 2766)     
3rd DLC     Landfill Tax (Material from Contaminated Land) (Phasing out of Exemption) Order 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 2669)     

Tuesday 28 October

PBC     Banking Bill (5th & 6th Sittings: Clauses 167 - 172, 174 - 184, 186 - 189, 191 - 202, 204 - 205 and 207 - 213 agreed; Clause 173, 185, 190, 203 and 206, as amended, agreed to)     
4th DLC     Draft Local Elections (Ordinary Day of Elections in 2009) Order 2008     

Wednesday 29 October

5th DLC     Draft Judicial Appointments Order 2008     

Thursday 30 October

PBC     Banking Bill (7th & 8th Sittings: Clauses 216-223 and 225-233 agreed; Clauses 214, 215, and 224, as amended, agreed)     
6th DLC     Draft Social Security (Lone Parents and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2008     

Friday 31 October


Forthcoming General Committee Meetings
3 - 7 November 2008

Monday 3 November

1st DLC     Draft Wool Textile Industry (Export Promotion Levy) (Revocation) Order 2008, 4.30pm, Room 11     
2nd DLC     Draft Rail Vehicle Accessibility (London Underground Victoria Line 09TS Vehicles) Exemption Order 2008 and the draft Rail Vehicle Accessibility Exemption Orders (Parliamentary Procedures) Regulations 2008, 4.30pm, Room 12     
3rd DLC     Draft Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (Prescribed Criteria) (Foreign Offences) Order 2008 and the draft Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (Transitory Provisions) Order 2008, 4.30pm, Room 9     

Tuesday 4 November

PBC     Banking Bill, 10.30pm & 4.30pm, Room 9     
PBC     Political Parties and Elections Bill, 10.30pm & 4.30pm, Boothroyd Room, PCH     
EC C     EU Document No. 10824/08 relating to Facing the challenges of higher oil prices, 4.30pm, Room 10     
4th DLC     Draft Pre-release Access to Official Statistics Order 2008, 4.30pm, Room 14     
5th DLC     Draft Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2008, 4.30pm, Room 12     

Wednesday 5 November

6th DLC     Draft Air Navigation (Environmental Standards for Non-EASA Aircraft) Order 2008, 2.30pm, Room 12     
7th DLC     Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 4) Regulations 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 2424), 2.30pm, Room 10     

Thursday 6 November

PBC     Banking Bill, 9.00am & 1.00pm, Room 9     
PBC     Political Parties and Elections Bill, 9.00am, Boothroyd Room PCH & 1.00pm, Room 11     
8th DLC     Draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2008, 8.55am, Room 12     

Friday 7 November


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