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Weekly Information Bulletin: 25th April 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) Reported Issue 9
Autism Bill (B1) tba This issue
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


Autism Bill (B1)

Chairman: Roger Gale

Mr Richard Bacon Liz Blackman Mr Tim Boswell Annette Brooke
Mr Russell Brown Angela Browning Mr Tom Clarke Mrs Janet Dean
Sandra Gidley Mrs Cheryl Gillan Phil Hope Mrs Joan Humble
Dr Stephen Ladyman Sarah McCarthy-Fry John McDonnell Anne Milton

General Committee Meetings
20 - 24 April 2009

Monday 20 April


Tuesday 21 April

1st DLC     Draft Asian Development Bank (Ninth Replenishment of the Asian Development Fund) Order 2009     
2nd DLC     Draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities) Order 2009     
EC B     EU Document COM (08) 763 relating to The EU and the Arctic Region     

Wednesday 22 April


Thursday 23 April


Friday 24 April


Forthcoming General Committee Meetings
27 April - 1 May 2009

Monday 27 April

1st DLC     Draft Housing (Replacement of Terminated Tenancies) (Successor Landlords) (England) Order 2009, 4.30pm, Room 9.     
2nd DLC     Draft Freedom of Information (Time for Compliance with Request) Regulations 2009, 4.30pm, Room 11.     
6th DLC     Motion in the name of Mr Pat McFadden relating to Financial Assistance to Industry, 4.30pm, Room 12.     
EC B     EU Documents Nos. 16940/08 and 16941/08 relating to The Eastern Partnership, 4.30pm, Room 10.     

Tuesday 28 April

3rd DLC     Draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Code of Practice for Examining Officers) (Revision) Order 2009, 4.30pm, Room 9.     
4th DLC     Draft Transfer of Tribunal Functions (Lands Tribunal and Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2009, 4.30pm, Room 11     
5th DLC     The Bradford & Bingley plc Transfer of Securities and Property etc. (Amendment) Order 2009 (S. I., 2009, No. 320), 4.30pm, Room 12     

Wednesday 29 April

PBC     Autism Bill, 2.30pm, Room 10     

Thursday 30 April


Friday 1 May


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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