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Weekly Information Bulletin: 17th October 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
Child Poverty Bill (G) 3/11/09 This issue
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 announcements and changes:

Child Poverty Bill

Chairmen: Mr Martin Caton and Robert Key

Mr John Baron John Barrett Liz Blackman Ms Karen Buck
Mr David Gauke Helen Goodman John Howell Ms Sally Keeble
Judy Mallaber Julie Morgan Mr George Mudie Mr Jamie Reed
Andrew Selous Mr Graham Stuart Mr Stephen Timms Steve Webb

Second Reading Committee:

Perpetuities and Accumulations Bill [HL]

Chairmen: Mr Roger Gale

Mr Michael Ancram Mr Adrian Bailey Tony Baldry Mr Henry Bellingham
Rosie Cooper Mr Mike Hall Paul Holmes David Howarth
Mrs Siân C. James Helen Jones Bridget Prentice Mrs Linda Riordan
Sir Peter Soulsby Sir Peter Viggers Jeremy Wright Mr George Howarth


General Committee Meetings
20 - 24 July 2009

Abbreviations:

PBC      Public Bill Committee     
2RC     Second Reading Committee     
DLC     Delegated Legislation Committee     
EC      European Committee (A/B/C)     
RGC     Regional Grand Committee     
WGC     Welsh Grand Committee     
SGC     Scottish Grand Committee     

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


General Committee Meetings
Summer Recess 2009

Abbreviations:

PBC      Public Bill Committee     
2RC     Second Reading Committee     
DLC     Delegated Legislation Committee     
EC      European Committee (A/B/C)     
RGC     Regional Grand Committee     
WGC     Welsh Grand Committee     
SGC     Scottish Grand Committee     

Thursday 3 September

RGC     South West Regional Grand Committee     

Subject: The response to the economic downturn: tackling unemployment

Chairmen: Robert Key


Tuesday 8 September

RGC     East of England Regional Grand Committee     

Subject: Priorities for a future regional strategy

Charimen: Rob Russell


Wednesday 9 September

RGC     East Midlands Regional Grand Committee     

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

Chairmen: David Taylor


Monday 14 September

RGC     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


Friday 25 September

RGC     North East Regional Grand Committee     

Subject: The regional economy: tackling the recession

Chairmen: Frank Cook


Thursday 8 October

RGC     West Midlands Regional Grand Committee     

Subject: The economy: building the West Midlands' future

Chairmen: Mr Bill Olner


General Committee Meetings
12 - 16 October 2009

Abbreviations:

PBC      Public Bill Committee     
DLC     Delegated Legislation Committee     
EC      European Committee (A/B/C)     
RGC     Regional Grand Committee     
WGC     Welsh Grand Committee     
SGC     Scottish Grand Committee     

Monday 12 October

None


Tuesday 13 October

EC A     Compliance with the common fisheries policy (15869/08 and 15694/08 and Addenda 1 and 2)     


Wednesday 14 October

WGC     9th Report from the Welsh Affairs Committee, Proposed National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Welsh Language) Order 2009, HC 348, and its implications for Wales     


Thursday 15 October

None


Friday 16 October

None


Forthcoming General Committee Meetings
19 - 23 October 2009

Abbreviations:

PBC      Public Bill Committee     
2RC     Second Reading Committee     
DLC     Delegated Legislation Committee     
EC      European Committee (A/B/C)     
RGC     Regional Grand Committee     
WGC     Welsh Grand Committee     
SGC     Scottish Grand Committee     

Monday 19 October

2RC     Perpetuities and Accumulations Bill, 4.30pm, Room 11     
1st DLC     Draft National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Social Welfare) Order 2009 and the Draft National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Exceptions to Matters) Order 2009, 4.30pm, Room 9     
3rd DLC     Draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Guernsey) Order 2009; the Draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Jersey) Order 2009 and the Draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tex Enforcement (Virgin Islands) Order 2009, 4.30pm, Room 12     


Tuesday 20 October

PBC     Child Poverty Bill, 10.30am & 4.00pm, The Grimond Room, Portcullis House     
4th DLC     Draft Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 (Disclosure of Higher Education Student Information) Regulations 2009, 10.30am, Room 9     
2nd DLC     Draft Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (Youth Conditional Cautions: Code of Practice) Order 2009 and the Draft Criminal Justice Act 2003 (Conditional Cautions: Code of Practice) Order 2009, 4.30pm, Room 10     
5th DLC     Draft Caribbean Development Bank (Seventh Replenishment of the Unified Special Development Fund) Order 2009, 4.30pm, Room 11     
6th DLC     Draft ACAS Code of Practice: Time Off for Trade Union Duties and Activities, 4.30pm, Room 12     


Wednesday 21 October

7th DLC     Draft Groundwater (England and Wales) Regulations 2009, 2.30pm, Room 12     
8th DLC     Draft District Electoral Areas Commissioner (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Order 2009 and the Draft Electoral Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1962 (Amendment) Order 2009, 2.30pm, Room 9     


Thursday 22 October

PBC     Child Poverty Bill, 9.00am & 1.00pm, The Boothroyd Room     
RGC     North West Regional Grand Committee, Building Britain's Future: the North West's response to the economic downturn, 2.00pm, Main Ballroom Town Hall Liverpool     
     Chairmen: Mr Christopher Chope     


Friday 23 October

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.

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