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Weekly Information Bulletin: 28th March 2009

General Committees

General Committee debates are available to view on the Parliament website.

Public Bill Committee debates.

Other General Committee debates.

For further information on General Committees see HCIO Factsheet L6 produced by the House of Commons Information Office, available in hardcopy on request or to download from the Parliament website.

Current Public Bill Committees, details of membership


Status Membership
Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill (G) 31/03/2009 Issue 9
Autism Bill (B1) tba tba
Business Rate Supplements Bill (G) Reported Issue 4
Coroners and Justice Bill (G) Reported Issue 6
Policing and Crime Bill (G) Reported Issue 5
Saving Gateway Accounts Bill (G) Reported Issue 5
Statutory Redundancy Pay (Amendment) Bill (B3) tba tba
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
23 - 27 March 2009

Monday 23 March

1st DLC     Draft Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Regulations 2009     
3rd DLC     Draft Northern Rock plc Compensation Scheme (Amendment) Order 2009 and the Draft Bradford & Bingley plc Compensation Scheme (Amendment) Order 2009     
EC B     EU Documents No. 15620/08, 17210/08 and Addendum 1 relating to Pre-Accession Assistance     

Tuesday 24 March

PBC     Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill (13th & 14th sittings: Clauses 93-97, 99-109, 111-113, 115-117, 120, 123-124 & Schedules 5, 7, 8 agreed; Clauses 90-92, 98, 110, 114, 118 & Schedules 6, 9 agreed as amended).     
4th DLC     Church of England Pensions (Amendment) Measure (HC 268) and the Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Measure (HC 270)     
5th DLC     Draft Guardian's Allowance Up-rating Order 2009; Draft Guardian's Allowance Up-rating (Northern Ireland) Order 2009 and the Draft Tax Credits Up-rating Regulations 2009     

Wednesday 25 March

6th DLC     Draft Access to Justice Act 1999 (Destination of Appeals) (Family Proceedings) Order 2009     

Thursday 26 March

PBC     Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill (15th & 16th sittings)     

Friday 27 March


Forthcoming General Committee Meetings
30 March - 3 April 2009

Monday 30 March

1st DLC     Draft Occupational Pension Schemes (Contracting-out) (Amendment) Regulations 2009, 4.30pm, Room 9     
EC B     EU Documents No. 16686/08 and 17104/08 relating to European Security and Defence Policy,     

4.30pm, Room 10

Tuesday 31 March

PBC     Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, 10.30am & 4.00pm, Room 10     
2nd DLC     Draft Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments and Practitioner Psychologists) Order 2009, 10.30am, Room 9     
3rd DLC     Draft Categories of Gaming Machine (Amendment) Regulations 2009, 4.30pm, Room 11     

Wednesday 1 April

5th DLC     Health in Pregnancy Grant (Entitlement and Amount) Regulations 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 3108) and the Health in Pregnancy Grant (Administration) Regulations 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 3109), 2.30pm, Room 12     

Thursday 2 April


Friday 3 April


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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