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Weekly Information Bulletin: 31st January 2009

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
Business Rate Supplements Bill (G) 03/02/2009 Issue 4
Coroners and Justice Bill (G) 05/03/2009 This issue
Corporation Tax Bill (G) N/A Issue 4
Policing and Crime Bill (G) 26/02/2009 Issue 5
Saving Gateway Accounts Bill (G) 10/02/2009 Issue 5
Welfare Reform Bill (G) 03/03/2009 This issue

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


Coroners and Justice Bill (G)

Chairmen: Frank Cook and Mr Roger Gale

Mr Henry Bellingham Mr Tim Boswell Mr Russell Brown Maria Eagle
Mr Edward Garnier Mr James Gray Stephen Hesford David Howarth
Mr George Howarth Dr Brian Iddon Mr David Kidney Ian Lucas
Alun Michael Mrs Madeleine Moon Bridget Prentice Angus Robertson
Jenny Willott Jeremy Wright

Welfare Reform Bill (G)

Chairmen: Mr Jim Hood and Mr David Amess

Gordon Banks Mr John Baron Mr James Clappison Mr Mark Harper
John Howell Helen Jones Mr Peter Lilley Ann McKechin
Mr Tony McNulty John Mason Meg Munn Mr James Plaskitt
John Robertson Paul Rowen Jonathan Shaw Kitty Ussher

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.

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.     
2nd DLC     Draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Agreements concluded under Article XXI GATS) Order 2008.     
3rd DLC     Home Information Pack (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 3107).     

Tuesday 27 January

PBC     Business Rate Supplements Bill.     
PBC     Saving Gateway Accounts Bill.     
PBC     Policing and Crime Bill.     
EC B     EU Document No.15661/08 Draft Regulation on credit rating agencies.     

Wednesday 28 January


Thursday 29 January

PBC     Business Rate Supplements Bill.     
PBC     Policing and Crime Bill.     

Friday 30 January


Forthcoming General Committee Meetings
2 - 6 February 2009

Monday 2 February

EC B     EU Document No. 15455/08 relating to Enlargement Strategy and Main Challenges 2008-09,     

4.30pm, Room 10

1st DLC     Draft Open-Ended Investment Companies (Amendment) Regulations 2009 and the Draft Unit Trusts (Electronic Communications) Order 2009, 4.30pm, Room 9     

Tuesday 3 February

PBC     Business Rate Supplements Bill, 10.30am & 4.00pm, Room 12     
PBC     Saving Gateway Accounts Bill, 10.30am & 4.30pm, Room 9     
PBC     Policing and Crime Bill, 10.30am & 4.00pm, Room 11     
PBC     Coroners and Justice Bill, 10.30am & 4.00pm, Grimond Room, Portcullis House     
EC B     EU Document No. 15546/08 and Addenda 1 and 2 relating to the Protection of animals used for scientific purposes, 4.30pm, Room 10     
2nd DLC     Draft Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Registration of Regulated Activities) Regulations 2009,     
     4.30pm, Room 14     

Wednesday 4 February

3rd DLC     Gambling Act 2005 (Advertising of Foreign Gambling) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2008     

(S.I., 2008, No. 2829), 2.30pm, Room 9

Thursday 5 February

PBC     Saving Gateway Accounts Bill, 9.00am & 1.00pm, Room 9     
PBC     Policing and Crime Bill, 9.00am & 1.00pm, Room 11     
PBC     Coroners and Justice Bill, 9.00am & 1.00pm, The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House     
4th DLC     Draft Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning Act 1997 (Amnesty Period) Order 2009,     
     8.55am, Room 12     

Friday 6 February


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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