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Weekly Information Bulletin: 7th March 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
Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill (G) 31/03/2009 Issue 9
Autism Bill (B1) tbc tbc
Business Rate Supplements Bill (G) Reported Issue 4
Coroners and Justice Bill (G) 10/03/2009 Issue 6
Policing and Crime Bill (G) Reported Issue 5
Saving Gateway Accounts Bill (G) Reported Issue 5
Welfare Reform Bill (G) Reported Issue 6
Joint Committee on Tax law Rewrite Bills

Corporation Tax Bill (G) Reported Issue 4

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



General Committee Meetings
2 - 6 March 2009

Monday 2 March

EC B      Mandates of EU Special Representatives (Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum dated     

14 January 2009).

1st DLC     Draft Department for Transport (Fees) Order 2009.     
3rd DLC     Draft Official Statistics Order 2009.     

Tuesday 3 March

PBC     Coroners and Justice Bill (11th & 12th sittings; Clauses 39-40, 43-57, 59 & Schedules 10-11 agreed; Clauses 41-42 & 60 agreed as amended; Clause 58 agreed on division)     
PBC     Welfare Reform Bill (8th & 9th sittings; Clauses 40-50 & Schedules 5 & 7 agreed;     

Schedule 6 agreed as amended)

PBC     Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill (1st & 2nd sitting)     
EC A     EU Document Nos. 15927/08 relating to European Energy Networks and 15944/08 and Addenda 1 to 4 relating to the Second Strategic Energy Review.     
4th DLC     Draft Road Safety (Financial Penalty Deposit) (Appropriate Amount) Order 2009.     
5th DLC     Draft Employment Tribunals Act 1996 (Tribunal Composition) Order 2009.     

Wednesday 4 March

6th DLC     Draft Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment)     

Regulations 2009.

7th DLC     Draft Social Security (Contributions) (Re-rating) Order 2009 and draft Social Security     

(Contributions) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2009.

Thursday 5 March

PBC     Coroners and Justice Bill (13th & 14th sitting; Clauses 61, 63-65, 68, 82 & Schedule 12 agreed as amended; Clauses 62, 66-67, 69-73, 77, 79-81, 83-86 agreed)     
PBC     Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill (3rd & 4th Sittings)     
8th DLC     Draft Financial Assistance for Industry (Increase of Limit) Order 2009.     

Friday 6 March


Forthcoming General Committee Meetings
9 - 13 March 2009

Monday 9 March

1st DLC     Draft Enactment of Extra-Statutory Concessions Order 2009 and the Insurance Premium Tax     

(Amendment of Schedule 6A to the Finance Act 1994) Order 2009

(S.I., 2009, No. 219), 4.30pm, Room 9

2nd DLC     Draft Parliamentary Constituencies (England) (Amendment) Order 2009, 4.30pm, Room 11     

Tuesday 10 March

PBC     Coroners and Justice Bill, 10.30am & 4.00pm, Room 14     
PBC     Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, 10.30am The Grimond Room & 4.00pm Room 10     
EC A     EU Document No. 12832/08 and Addenda 1 to 3 relating to the Control of Ozone-Depleting     

Substances, 4.30pm, Room 12

3rd DLC     Social Security (Incapacity Benefit Work-focused Interviews) Regulations 2008     

(S.I., 2008, No. 2928), 10.30am, Room 9

4th DLC     Draft Child Support (Miscellaneous and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2009     
     4.30pm, Room 11     

Wednesday 11 March

5th DLC     Draft Criminal Damage (Compensation) (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2009, 2.30pm, Room 9     
6th DLC     Tribunal Procedure (First-tier Tribunal) (Health, Education and Social Care Chamber) Rules 2008     

(S.I., 2008, No. 2699), 2.30pm, Room 12

Thursday 12 March

PBC     Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, 9.00am & 1.00pm, Room 10     

Friday 13 March


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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