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Weekly Information Bulletin: 24th January 2009

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
Business Rate Supplements Bill (G) 03/02/2009 Issue 4
Corporation Tax Bill (G) N/A Issue 4
Policing and Crime Bill (G) 26/02/2009 This issue
Saving Gateway Accounts Bill Committee (G) 10/02/2009 This issue

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


Policing and Crime Bill (G)

Chairmen: Sir Nicholas Winterton and Hugh Bayley

Mr Ian Austin James Brokenshire Mr Simon Burns Mr Alan Campbell
Mr Ian Cawsey Mr Vernon Coaker Mrs Nadine Dorries Jim Fitzpatrick
Dr Evan Harris Paul Holmes Ms Sally Keeble Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mr David Ruffley Lynda Waltho Phil Wilson Dr Roberta


Saving Gateway Accounts Bill Committee (G)

Chairmen: David Taylor and John Bercow

Nick Ainger Ms Celia Barlow Mr Bob Blizzard Mr Colin Breed
Mr Jeremy Browne Mr Jim Devine James Duddridge Mr Mark Hoban
John Howell Mrs Siân C. James Dr Stephen Ladyman Mr George Mudie
Ian Pearson Dr Howard Stoate Mr Edward Timpson Mr Charles Walker

General Committee Meetings
19 - 23 January 2009

Monday 19 January

EC C     EU Document No. 5938/08 and Addenda 1 and 2 relating to Safety of Toys     
1st DLC     Draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Taxes on Income and Capital) (France) Order 2008, the Draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Taxes on Income and Capital) (Netherlands) Order 2008 and the Draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Taxes on Income and Capital) (Isle of Man) Order 2008     
2nd DLC     Draft Gambling Act 2005 (Variation of Monetary Limit) Order 2008 and the Draft Gambling Act 2005 (Gaming Machines in Bingo Premises) Order 2008     

Tuesday 20 January

PBC     Business Rate Supplements Bill     
EC A     EU Document No. 13195/08 relating to Food distribution to the most deprived persons in the community     
4th DLC     Draft Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Port Waste Reception Facilities) (Amendment) Regulations 2009     
5th DLC     Draft Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 (Disclosure of Pupil Information) (England) Regulations 2009     
6th DLC     Draft European Union Military Staff (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2008, the Draft Visiting Forces and International Headquarters (Application of Law) (Amendment) Order 2008 and the Draft International Headquarters and Defence Organisations (Designation and Privileges) (Amendment)     

Order 2008

9th DLC     Section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993     

Wednesday 21 January

WGC     Government's Legislative Programme as outlined in the Queen's Speech as it relates to Wales     
8th DLC     Draft Local Government (Structural Changes) (Areas and Membership of Public Bodies in Bedfordshire and Cheshire) Order 2008     
10th DLC     Draft Companies (Trading Disclosures) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 and the Draft     

Companies (Disclosure of Address) Regulations 2008

11th DLC     Rules of the Supreme Court (Northern Ireland) (Amendment No. 3) 2008 (S.R. (N.I.), 2008, No. 479)     

and the Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 3085) dated 2 December 2008

Thursday 22 January

PBC     Business Rate Supplements Bill     
3rd DLC     Draft Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (Amendment) Order 2009     
12th DLC     Draft Postponement of Local Elections (Northern Ireland) Order 2009     

Friday 23 January


Forthcoming General Committee Meetings
26 - 30 January 2009

Monday 26 January

EC A     EU Document Nos. 7676/08 and Addenda 1 and 2 relating to recovery of cod stocks and 15578/08,     

15416/08 and Addenda 1, 2 and 3 relating to Fisheries: Total allowable catches and quotas for 2009,

4.30pm, Room 10

1st DLC     Draft European Parliamentary Elections (Amendment) Regulations 2009, the Draft European Parliament (Disqualification) (United Kingdom and Gibraltar) Order 2009 and the Draft European Parliamentary Elections (Loans and Related Transactions and Miscellaneous Provisions) (United Kingdom and Gibraltar) Order 2009, 4.30pm, Room 9     
2nd DLC     Draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Agreements concluded under Article XXI GATS) Order 2008, 4.30pm, Room 11     
3rd DLC     Home Information Pack (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 3107),     

4.30pm, Room 12

Tuesday 27 January

PBC     Business Rate Supplements Bill, 10.30am & 4.00pm, Room 12     
PBC     Saving Gateway Accounts Bill, 10.30am & 4.30pm, Grimond Room     
PBC     Policing and Crime Bill, 10.30am & 4.00pm, Boothroyd Room     
EC B     EU Document No.15661/08 Draft Regulation on credit rating agencies, 4.30pm, Room 10     

Wednesday 28 January


Thursday 29 January

PBC     Business Rate Supplements Bill, 9.00am & 1.00pm, Room 12     
PBC     Saving Gateway Accounts Bill, 9.00am & 1.00pm, Room 9     
PBC     Policing and Crime Bill, 9.00am & 1.00pm, Grimond Room     

Friday 30 January


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.

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