House of Commons
Session 2008 - 09
Publications on the internet
Weekly Information Bulletin
Weekly Information Bulletin: 18th July 2009

General Committees

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

Public Bill Committee debates. www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/stand.htm

Other General Committee debates. www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/othstn.htm

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

Bill

Status Membership
Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill (G) Reported Issue 9
Autism Bill (B1) Reported Issue 15
Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [HL] (G) Reported Issue 20; Issue 21
Business Rate Supplements Bill (G) Reported Issue 4
Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies and Credit Unions Bill (B6) Reported Issue 19; Issue 20
Coroners and Justice Bill (G) Reported Issue 6
Crown Employment (Nationality) Bill (P) Reported This issue
Damages (Asbestos-Related Conditions) Bill (P) Reported Issue 23
Driving Instruction (Suspension and Exemption Powers)
Bill (P)
Reported Issue 21
Equality Bill (G) Reported Issue 18; Issue 19; Issue 21; Issue 22
Finance Bill (G) Reported Issue 18; Issue 19; Issue 21; Issue 22
Green Energy (Definition and Promotion) Bill (B7) Reported Issue 22; Issue 23
Health Bill [HL] (G) Reported Issue 21; Issue 23
Holocaust (Stolen Art) Restitution Bill (P) Reported Issue 19; Issue 20
Law Commission [HL] (L) Reported Issue 24; This issue
Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill [HL] (G) Reported Issue 20; Issue 21
Marine and Coastal Access Bill [HL] (G) Reported Issue 23; Issue 24
Organ Donation (Presumed Consent) (B13) tba tba
Policing and Crime Bill (G) Reported Issue 5
Saving Gateway Accounts Bill (G) Reported Issue 5
Statutory Redundancy Pay (Amendment) Bill (B3) tba Issue 19; Issue 22
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

Membership:

None


General Committee Meetings
13 - 17 July 2009

Monday 13 July

1st DLC     Draft Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Special Exemption) Regulations 2009, the Draft Human and Fertilisation and Embryology (Appeals) Regulations 2009 and the Draft Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Consequential Amendments and Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2009     
2nd DLC     Draft Scottish Parliament (Elections etc.) (Amendment) Order 2009     
3rd DLC     Draft Electricity and Gas (Carbon Emissions Reduction) (Amendment) Order 2009 and the Draft Electricity and Gas (Community Energy Saving Programme) Order 2009     
EC B     Conflicts of Jurisdictions in Criminal Proceedings (8338/09)     


Tuesday 14 July

PBC     Marine and Coastal Access Bill [HL] (9th sitting: Clause 298-317 agreed to; Clauses 318 & 319 agreed as amended; Schedules 20 & 21 agreed to; Schedule 22 agreed as amended)     
4th DLC     Draft Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (Regulated Activity, Miscellaneous and Transitional Provisions and Commencement No.5) Order 2009     
5th DLC     Draft Companies (Share Capital and Acquisition by Company of its Own Shares) Regulations 2009 and the Draft Community Interest Company (Amendment) Regulations 2009     
6th DLC     Draft Armed Forces (Powers of Stop and Search, Search, Seizure and Retention) Order 2009, and the Draft Armed Forces Act 2006 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2009     
EC C     Waste electrical and electronic equipment (17367/08) and Addenda 1 and 2)     


Wednesday 15 July

PBC     Crown Employment (Nationality) Bill (1st sitting: Clauses 1, 3 & 4 agreed to; Clause 2 agreed as amended; Schedule agreed to)     
7th DLC     Draft Armed Forces (Civilian Courts Dealing with Service Offences) (Modification of the Criminal Justice Act 2003) Regulations 2009, the Draft Court Martial (Prosecution Appeals) Order 2009, and the Draft Armed Forces (Court Martial) Rules 2009     
8th DLC     Draft Hallmarking Act 1973 (Application to Palladium) Order 2009     


Thursday 16 July

None


Friday 17 July

None


Forthcoming General Committee Meetings
20 - 24 July 2009

Monday 20 July

EC A     Intelligent transport systems (17564/08 and Addenda 1 and 2), 4.30pm, Room 10     


Tuesday 21 July

None


Wednesday 22 July

None


Thursday 23 July

None


Friday 24 July

None

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


Regional Grand Committee meetings
Summer Recess 2009


Thursday 3 September

South West Regional Grand Committee

Subject: The response to the economic downturn: tackling unemployment

Chairmen: Robert Key

10.30am Exeter


Tuesday 8 September

East of England Regional Grand Committee

Subject: Priorities for a future regional strategy

Charimen: Rob Russell

2.00pm Bedford


Wednesday 9 September

East Midlands Regional Grand Committee

Subject: Building Britain's Future: how the region will make the most of the upturn

Chairmen: David Taylor

2.00pm Nottingham


Monday 14 September

South East Regional Grand Committee

Subject: Identifing the growth sectors of the South east economy and ensuring that their growth is maximised

Chairmen: Mr Mike Hancock

10.30am Reading


Friday 25 September

North East Regional Grand Committee

Subject: The regional economy: tackling the recession

Chairmen: Frank Cook

10.30am Middlesborough


Thursday 8 October

West Midlands Regional Grand Committee

Subject: The economy: building the West Midlands' future

Chairmen: Mr Bill Olner

6.30pm Sandwell

Please note. This list is correct as at press (12 noon Friday 17 July).

The time and location of committee meetings may be changed at short notice.

Further enquiries regarding membership may be made to the House of Commons Information Office: Tel. 020 7219 4272

 
House of Commons home page Houses of Parliament home page House of Lords home page Contents Search Enquiries Order Index

© Parliamentary copyright 2009
Prepared 18 July 2009