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Weekly Information Bulletin: 13th 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) 23.02.2010 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) 24.2.2010 Issue 4
Financial Services Bill (G) Reported Issue 3
Flood and Water Management Bill (G) Reported Issue 5; Issue 8
Marriage (Wales) [HL] (L) tbc This issue
Mortgage Repossessions (Protection of Tenants Etc.) Bill (B1) tbc Issue 10
Sun Beds (Regulation) Bill (B5) tbc Issue 10
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:

Sunbeds (Regulation) Bill: Mr Clive Betts appointed Chairman; Lynda Waltho discharged, Mr Mike O'Brien appointed

Marriage (Wales) Bill:

Chairman: Mr Mike Hancock

Nick Ainger Mr Stephen Crabb David T. C. Davies Mr Philip Dunne
Nia Griffith Mr David Jones Alun Michael Jessica Morden
Julie Morgan Albert Owen Bridget Prentice Chris Ruane
Mrs Betty Williams Hywel Williams Mark Williams Jenny Willott

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)     
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     
2nd DLC     Draft Rail Vehicle Accessibility (London Underground Metropolitan Line S8 Vehicles) Exemption Order 2010     
3rd DLC     Draft Employment Relations Act 1999 (Blacklists) Regulations 2010     

Tuesday 9 February

PBC     Crime and Security Bill (9th & 10th Sittings: Clauses 22-34 agreed)     
4th DLC     Draft Welfare of Racing Greyhounds Regulations 2010     
11th DLC     Draft Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications and Deemed Applications) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2010     
5th DLC     Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Order 2010     

(S.I., 2010, No. 86

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

Wednesday 10 February

PBC     Mortgage Repossessions (Protection of Tenants Etc.) Bill     
PBC     Sunbeds (Regulation) Bill     
8th DLC     Draft Child Trust Funds (Amendment) Regulations 2010     
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     
10th DLC     Draft Occupational Pension Schemes (Levy Ceiling) Order 2010 and the Draft Pension Protection Fund (Pension Compensation Cap) Order 2010     

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.

Further enquiries may be made to the Committee Office general enquiry lines, Tel. 020 7219 3267/4300/0284

Forthcoming General Committee Meetings
22 - 26 February 2010

Monday 22 February


Tuesday 23 February

RGC      [East of England] Priorities for a future Regional Strategy, 9.00am, Room 14     
PBC     Crime and Security Bill, 10.30am & 4.00pm, Room 12     
1st DLC     Draft Access to the Countryside (Coastal Margin) (England) Order 2010, 10.30am, Room 9     
2nd DLC     Draft CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme Order 2010, 10.30am, Room 10     
3rd DLC     Draft Representation of the People (Scotland) (Amendment) Regulations 2010, 10.30am, Room 5     
4th DLC     Draft Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010, 4.30pm, Room 9     
5th DLC     Draft Jobseeker's Allowance (Lone Parents) (Availability for Work) Regulations 2010,     

4.30pm, Room 11

6th DLC     Draft Health Protection (Part 2A Orders) Regulations 2010, the Draft Health Protection (Local Authority Powers) Regulations 2010 and the Draft Health and Social Care Act 2008     

(Consequential Amendments) Order 2010, 4.30pm, Room 14

EC B     European Union Documents Nos. 9494/09 and Addenda 1 and 2 and 15162/09 relating to Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on Alternative Investment Fund Managers, 4.30pm, Room 10     

Wednesday 24 February

PBC     Marriages (Wales) Bill, 4.00pm, Room 10     
7th DLC     Draft Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Regulations 2010 and the draft Immigration     

(Leave to Enter and Remain) (Amendment) Order 2010, 2.30pm, Room 12

8th DLC     Draft Special Annual Allowance Charge (Variation of Rate) Order 2010, 2.30pm, Room 9     
9th DLC     Draft Social Security (Loss of Benefit) Amendment Regulations 2010, 2.30pm, Room 11     

Thursday 25 February

PBC     Crime and Security Bill, 9.00am & 1.00pm, Room 12     

Friday 26 February


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