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Weekly Information Bulletin: 14th 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
9 - 13 February 2009

Monday 9 February

1st DLC     Draft Child Trust Funds (Amendment) Regulations 2009.     

Tuesday 10 February

PBC     Policing and Crime Bill (9th and 10th Sittings: Schedules 1-3 & Clauses 14-26 agreed; Clause 13     

agreed on division).

PBC     Coroners and Justice Bill (5th and 6th Sittings: Clauses 1-10 agreed)     
PBC     Welfare Reform Bill.     
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.     
2nd DLC     Consider the Overview and Scrutiny (Reference by Councillors) (Excluded Matters) (England)     

Order 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 3261).

3rd DLC     Draft Contracting Out (Highway Functions) Order 2009.     
4th DLC     Draft Welsh Ministers (Transfer of Functions) (No. 2) Order 2008.     

Wednesday 11 February

5th DLC     Draft Criminal Defence Service (Information Requests) Regulations 2009.     

Thursday 12 February

PBC     Policing and Crime Bill (11th and 12th sittings: Clauses 27-28 & 30-31 agreed; Clauses 29, 32-35     

& Schedule 4 as amended agreed).

PBC     Welfare Reform Bill.     

Friday 13 February


Forthcoming General Committee Meetings
23 - 27 February 2009

Monday 23 February


Tuesday 24 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, Room 9     
1st DLC     Draft Mutual Societies (Transfers) Order 2009, 4.30pm, Room 12     
2nd DLC     Draft Industrial Training Levy (Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2009 and Draft Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2009, 4.30pm, Room 10     

Wednesday 25 February

3rd DLC     Draft Representation of the People (Amendment) Regulations 2009 and Draft European Parliamentary     

Elections (Franchise of Relevant Citizens of the Union) (Amendment) Regulations 2009,

2.30pm, Room 9

4th DLC     Draft Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Audit of Non-profit-making Companies)     

Order 2009, 2.30pm, Room 12

5th DLC     Draft Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2009, 2.30pm, Room 10     

Thursday 26 February

PBC     Policing and Crime Bill, 9.00am & 1.00pm (tbc), Room 11     
PBC     Coroners and Justice Bill, 9.00am & 1.00pm, Room 14     
PBC     Welfare Reform Bill, 9.00am & 1.00pm, Room 9     

Friday 27 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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