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Weekly Information Bulletin: 31st 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 Issue 27
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 Issue 27
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; Issue 27
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
Perpetuities and Accumulations Bill [HL] (G) Reported Issue 28
Policing and Crime Bill (G) Reported Issue 5
Saving Gateway Accounts Bill (G) Reported Issue 5
Statutory Redundancy Pay (Amendment) Bill (B3) Bill withdrawn Issue 19; Issue 22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:

None


General Committee Meetings
26 - 30 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 26 October

ECB     EU's Justice and Home Affairs Programme for the Next 5 Years (The Stockholm Programme) (11060/09)     
7th DLC     To consider the Motion in the name of Secretary Jim Murphy relating to Rule 56(1) of the Parliamentary Election Rules     
1st DLC     Landfill Tax (Prescribed Landfill Site Activities) Order 2009 (S.I., 2009, No.1929)     


Tuesday 27 October

PBC     Child Poverty Bill (5th & 6th sittings: Clauses 1-7 agreed to; Schedule 1 agreed to)     
PBC     Perpetuities and Accumulations Bill [HL] (Clauses 1-24 agreed to; Schedule agreed to)     
2nd DLC     Draft Offshore Funds (Tax) Regulations 2009     


Wednesday 28 October

4th DLC     Financial Restrictions (Iran) Order 2009 (S.I., 2009, No. 2725)     
5th DLC     Company, Limited Liability Partnership and Business Names (Sensitive Words and Expressions) Regulations 2009 (S.I., 2009, No.2625) and the Draft Company, Limited Liability Partnership and Business Names (Public Authorities) Regulations 2009     


Thursday 29 October

PBC     Child Poverty Bill (7th & 8th sittings: Clauses 8-17 agreed to; Schedule 2 agreed to)     
6th DLC     Social Security (Incapacity Benefit Work-focused Interviews) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (S.I., 2009, No.1541)     
RGC     Yorkshire and The Humber Regional Grand Committee, responding to the downturn and planning the region's future economy, Town Hall, Barnsley, South Yorkshire     
     Chairmen: Mr Clive Betts     


Friday 30 October

None


Forthcoming General Committee Meetings
2 - 6 November 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 2 November

1st DLC     Value Added Tax (Buildings and Land) Order 2009 (S.I., 2009, No. 1966), 4.30pm, Room 11     
2nd DLC     Draft Legislative and Regulatory Reform (Regulatory Functions) (Amendment) Order 2009, 4.30pm, Room 9     
3rd DLC     Draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2009, 4.30pm, Room 12     
ECA     Reform of the Common Fisheries policy (8977/09), 4.30pm, Room 10     


Tuesday 3 November

PBC     Child Poverty Bill, 10.30am & 4.00pm, Room 9     
4th DLC     Draft Provision of Services Regulations 2009, 10.30am, Room 11     
5th DLC     Draft Welsh Ministers (Transfer of Functions) (No. 2) Order and the Draft Government of Wales Act 2006 (Consequential Modifications, Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order 2009, 4.30pm, Room 11     
6th DLC     Draft Saving Gateway Accounts Regulations 2009 and the Draft Saving Gateway Accounts (No. 2) Regulations 2009, 4.30pm, Room 12     


Wednesday 4 November

7th DLC     Draft Private Security Industry Act 2001 (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2009 and the Draft Private Security Industry Act 2001 (Amendments to Schedule 2) Order 2009, 2.30pm, Room 12     
8th DLC     Draft Scottish and Northern Ireland Banknote Regulations 2009, 2.30pm, Room 9     
9th DLC     Financial Assistance for Industry Motion (UK Innovation Fund) and the Financial Assistance for Industry Motion (Car Scrappage Scheme), 2.30pm, Room 10     


Thursday 5 November

None


Friday 6 November

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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