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Weekly Information Bulletin: 6th February 2010

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
Children, Schools and Families Bill (G) 04.02.2010 Issue 7; Issue 8; Issue 9
Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies and Credit Unions Bill [HL] (L) tbc
Corporation Tax Bill (G) tbc Issue 4; Issue 5
Crime and Security (G) 23.2.2010 Issue 8
Energy Bill (G) 21.01.2010 Issue 4
Financial Services Bill (G) 15.12.2009 Issue 3
Flood and Water Management Bill (G) 21.01.2010 Issue 5; Issue 8
Mortgage Repossessions (Protection of Tenants Etc.) Bill (B1) tbc This issue
Sun Beds (Regulation) Bill (B5) tbc This issue
Taxation (International and Other Provisions) Bill (G) tbc Issue 4; Issue 5

Dates in italics denote expected reporting date of Public Bill Committee as stated in the Programme Motion if made

Membership announcements and changes:

Mortgage Repossessions (Protection of Tenants Etc.) Bill:

Chairman: Dr William McCrea

John Austin Peter Bottomley Ms Karen Buck Mr David Curry
James Duddridge Clive Efford Barbara Follett Mr Neil Gerrard
Dr Brian Iddon Mr Stewart Jackson Mr Edward Leigh Chris McCafferty
Rob Marris Bob Russell Matthew Taylor Mr Neil Turner

Sun Beds (Regulation) Bill:

Chairman: tbc

Mr John Baron Peter Bottomley Ann Clwyd Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Bruce George Sandra Gidley Nia Griffith Mrs Sian C. James
Miss Julie Kirkbride Gillian Merron Jessica Morden Julie Morgan
Mark Simmonds Lynda Waltho Mrs Betty Williams Hywel Williams

N. B. 4 February: Mr John Baron discharged, Mr Brian Binley added

General Committee Meetings
1 - 5 February 2010

Monday 1 February

1st DLC     Draft Gambling Act 2005 (Operating Licence Conditions) (Amendment) Regulations 2010     
2nd DLC     Draft Passengers' Council (Non-Railway Functions) Order 2010     
EC B     European Documents Nos. 12139/09 and Addenda 1 and 2, Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum dated 18 August 2009, 12668/09 and Addendum 1, 14998/09 and Addendum 1, 16632/09, Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum dated 2 December 2009, Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum dated 3 December 2009, and 17588/09 relating to Financial Management     

Tuesday 2 February

PBC     Children, Schools and Families Bill (9th and 10th Sittings: Clauses 7-9, 11 & 13 agreed; Clauses 6 & 10 agreed on division)     
PBC     Crime and Security Bill (5th and 6th Sittings: Clauses 1, 3-7 & 9-12 agreed; Clauses 2, 8 & 13, as amended, agreed)     
3rd DLC     Draft Electronic Commerce Directive (Hatred against Persons on Religious Grounds or the Grounds of Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2010     
EC B     European Union Document No. 17708/09 relating to an Agreement between the European Union and Japan on the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters     

Wednesday 3 February


Thursday 4 February

PBC     Children, Schools and Families Bill (11th & 12th, Sittings: Clauses 14, 19, 21-22 agreed; Clauses 20, 23, 27-40, 41, 43-45 and Schedules 1-5 agreed on division)     
PBC     Crime and Security Bill (7th & 8th Sittings: Clause 20 agreed; Clauses 14, 16 &18 agreed on division)     

Friday 5 February


Forthcoming General Committee Meetings
8 - 12 February 2010

Monday 8 February

EC B     Green Paper from the Commission of the European Communities on obtaining evidence in criminal matters from one Member State to another (17691/09) , 4.00pm, Room 10     
1st DLC     Draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Communications Data) Order 2010 and the Draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Directed Surveillance and Covert Human Intelligence Sources) Order 2010, 4.30pm, Room 9     
2nd DLC     Draft Rail Vehicle Accessibility (London Underground Metropolitan Line S8 Vehicles) Exemption Order 2010, 4.30pm, Room 11     
3rd DLC     Draft Employment Relations Act 1999 (Blacklists) Regulations 2010, 4.30pm, Room 12     

Tuesday 9 February

PBC     Crime and Security Bill, 10.30am & 4.00pm, Room 12     
4th DLC     Draft Welfare of Racing Greyhounds Regulations 2010, 10.30am, Room 9     
11th DLC     Draft Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications and Deemed Applications) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2010, 10.30am, Room 10     
5th DLC     Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Order 2010     

(S.I., 2010, No. 86), 4.30pm, Room 9

6th DLC     Draft Data Protection (Monetary Penalties) Order 2010, 4.30pm, Room 11     
7th DLC     Draft Personal Accounts Delivery Authority Winding Up Order 2010 and the Draft National Employment Savings Trust Order 2010, 4.30pm, Room 14     
EC B     Future relations between the EU and the Overseas Countries and Territories (15647/09),     

4.30pm, Room 10

Wednesday 10 February

PBC     Mortgage Repossessions (Protection of Tenants Etc.) Bill, 9.15am, Room 10     
PBC     Sunbeds (Regulation) Bill, 4.30pm, Room 10     
8th DLC     Draft Child Trust Funds (Amendment) Regulations 2010, 2.30pm, Room 12     
9th DLC     Draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Covert Human Intelligence Sources: Code of Practice) Order 2010, the Draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Covert Surveillance and Property Interference: Code of Practice) Order 2010 and the Draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Extension of Authorisation Provisions: Legal Consultations) Order 2010, 2.30pm, Room 9     
10th DLC     Draft Occupational Pension Schemes (Levy Ceiling) Order 2010 and the Draft Pension Protection Fund (Pension Compensation Cap) Order 2010, 2.30pm, Room 11     

Thursday 11 February


Friday 12 February


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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