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Weekly Information Bulletin: 7th February 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) Reported Issue 4
Coroners and Justice Bill (G) 05/03/2009 Issue 6
Corporation Tax Bill (G) N/A Issue 4
Policing and Crime Bill (G) 26/02/2009 Issue 5
Saving Gateway Accounts Bill (G) Reported Issue 5
Welfare Reform Bill (G) 03/03/2009 Issue 6

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



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.     
1st DLC     Draft Open-Ended Investment Companies (Amendment) Regulations 2009 and the Draft Unit Trusts (Electronic Communications) Order 2009.     

Tuesday 3 February

PBC     Business Rate Supplements Bill.     
PBC     Saving Gateway Accounts Bill.     
PBC     Policing and Crime Bill (5th and 6th Sittings: Clause 5 agreed)     
PBC     Coroners and Justice Bill.     
EC B     EU Document No. 15546/08 and Addenda 1 and 2 relating to the Protection of animals used for scientific purposes.     
2nd DLC     Draft Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Registration of Regulated Activities) Regulations 2009.     

Wednesday 4 February

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

(S.I., 2008, No. 2829).

Thursday 5 February

PBC     Saving Gateway Accounts Bill (5th Sitting: Clause 24 agreed)     
PBC     Policing and Crime Bill (7th & 8th Sittings: Clauses 7 & 8 agreed)     
PBC     Coroners and Justice Bill.     
4th DLC     Draft Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning Act 1997 (Amnesty Period) Order 2009.     

Friday 6 February


Forthcoming General Committee Meetings
9 - 13 February 2009

Monday 9 February

1st DLC     Draft Child Trust Funds (Amendment) Regulations 2009, 4.30pm, Room 9     

Tuesday 10 February

PBC     Policing and Crime Bill, 10.30am & 4.00pm, Room 11     
PBC     Coroners and Justice Bill, 10.30am & 4.00pm, Room 14     
PBC     Welfare Reform Bill, 10.30am & 4.00pm, The Boothroyd Room     
EC B     EU Document Nos. 16929/08 and Addenda 1 to 3, 16913/08 and Addenda 1 to 3 and 16934/08 and Addenda 1 to 3 relating to Asylum, 4.30pm, Room 10     
2nd DLC     Consider the Overview and Scrutiny (Reference by Councillors) (Excluded Matters) (England)     

Order 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 3261), 10.30am, Room 12

3rd DLC     Draft Contracting Out (Highway Functions) Order 2009, 10.30am, Room 10     
4th DLC     Draft Welsh Ministers (Transfer of Functions) (No. 2) Order 2008, 4.30pm, Room 12     

Wednesday 11 February

5th DLC     Draft Criminal Defence Service (Information Requests) Regulations 2009, 2.30pm, Room 12     

Thursday 12 February

PBC     Policing and Crime Bill, 9.00am & 1.00pm, Room 11     
PBC     Welfare Reform Bill, 9.00am, The Grimond Room     

Friday 13 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.

Further enquiries may be made to the Committee Office general enquiry lines, Tel. 020 7219 3267/4300/0284

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