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Weekly Information Bulletin: 6th March 2010

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
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 Issue 12
Corporation Tax Bill (G) tbc Issue 4; Issue 5
Crime and Security Bill (G) 23.2.2010 Issue 8
Debt Relief (Developing Countries) Bill (B3) tbc This issue
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
Local Authorities (Overview and Scrutiny) Bill (B2) Issue 12; This issue
Marriage (Wales) Bill [HL] (L) tbc Issue 11
Mortgage Repossessions (Protection of Tenants Etc.) Bill (B1) tbc Issue 10
Sun Beds (Regulation) Bill (B5) tbc Issue 10
Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (Amendment) Bill (B7) tbc This issue
Taxation (International and Other Provisions) Bill (G) tbc Issue 4; Issue 5
Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Bill [HL] (G) (SRC) tbc This issue

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

Membership announcements and changes:

Local Authorities (Overview and Scrutiny) Bill (B2)

Chairman - Mrs Joan Humble

Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (Amendment) Bill (B7)

Chairman - Mr Roger Gale

John Battle Alistair Burt Mr David Curry Mr David Drew
Clive Efford Barbara Follett Julia Goldsworthy Mr Adam Holloway
Mr Nick Hurd Dr Brian Iddon Tom Levitt Chris McCafferty
Gordon Marsden Robert Neill Gwyn Prosser Dan Rogerson

Debt Relief (Developing Countries) Bill (B3)

Chairman - Mr Christopher Chope

Mr Adrian Bailey Tony Baldry Mr Brian Binley Mr Tim Boswell
Peter Bottomley Michael Connarty Frank Cook Mr David Drew
Mr David Gauke John Hemming Sir Gerald Kaufman Ms Sally Keeble
Mr Andrew Love Sarah McCarthy-Fry Judy Mallaber Roger Williams

Second Reading Committee - Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers Bill [HL](G)

Chairman - Mr Eric Martlew

Mr Henry Bellingham Mr Peter Bone Mr John Grogan Mr David Heath
Mr Douglas Hogg Paul Holmes Helen Jones Lynne Jones
Alan Keen Martin Linton Mr Jim McGovern Bridget Prentice
Helen Southwark Ian Stewart Mr Charles Walker Jeremy Wright


General Committee Meetings
1 - 5 March 2010

Monday 1 March

1st DLC     Draft Licensing Act 2003 (Mandatory Licensing Conditions) Order 2010     
2nd DLC     Draft Field Allowance for New Oil Fields Order 2010     
3rd DLC     Code of Audit Practice 2010 for local NHS bodies and the Code of Audit Practice 2010 for local government bodies     
EC B     European Union Documents Nos. 16275/09, 16462/09 and Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum dated 3 December 2009 relating to European Defence Agency activity in 2009 and 2010     


Tuesday 2 March

4th DLC     Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 130)     
5th DLC     Draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Stabilisation and Association Agreement) (Bosnia and Herzegovina) Order 2010     
6th DLC     Draft Competition Act 1998 (Land Agreements Exclusion Revocation) Order 2010     
7th DLC     Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure (HC 207), the Crown Benefices (Parish Representatives) Measure (HC 209) and the Vacancies in Suffragan Sees and Other Ecclesiastical Offices Measure (HC 208)     
8th DLC     Draft Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Disclosure of Information for Research Purposes) Regulations 2010, the Draft Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Parental Orders) Regulations 2010 and the Draft Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Parental Orders) (Consequential, Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2010     
12th DLC     Draft Service Voters' Registration Period Order 2010     
EC B     European Union Document No. 15049/09 and Addenda 1 to 3 relating to Financial Services     


Wednesday 3 March

PBC     Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies and Credit Unions Bill [HL] (1st Sitting: Clauses 1-8 agreed)     
PBC     Local Authorities (Overview and Scrutiny) Bill (1st Sitting: Clauses 2-12 agreed; Clause 1 agreed on division)     
9th DLC     Draft Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000 (Renewal of Temporary Provisions) Order 2010     
10th DLC     Draft Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Automatic Enrolment) Regulations 2010     
11th DLC     Draft Welsh Zone (Boundaries and Transfer of Functions) Order 2010     


Thursday 4 March

None


Friday 5 March

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


Forthcoming General Committee Meetings
8 - 12 March 2010

Monday 8 March

EC B     Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum dated 19 January 2010 relating to the Council Decision on a European Union military mission to contribute to the training of Somali Security Forces, 4.00pm,     

Room 10

1st DLC     Draft Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations 2010, 4.30pm, Room 9     
2nd DLC     Draft Protection from Tobacco (Sales from Vending Machines) (England) Regulations 2010 and the Draft Tobacco Advertising and Promotion (Display of Prices) (England) Regulations 2010, 4.30pm, Room 11     
3rd DLC     Draft Renewables Obligation (Amendment) Order 2010, 4.30pm, Room 12     


Tuesday 9 March

PBC     Debt Relief (Developing Countries) Bill, 9.30am, Room 11     
PBC     Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (Amendment) Bill, 10.30am, Room 10     
SRC     Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Bill [HL], 10.30am, Room 12     
4th DLC     Draft Employee Study and Training (Qualifying Period of Employment) Regulations 2010, 10.30am, Room 9     
5th DLC     Draft Extradition Act 2003 (Amendment to Designations) Order 2010, 4.30pm, Room 9     
6th DLC     Draft Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 and the Draft Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2010, 4.30pm, Room 12     
7th DLC     Draft Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2010 and the Draft Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Consequential Amendments No. 2) Order 2010, 4.30pm, Room 14     
EC B     European Union Documents Nos. 14685/09, 5271/10 and Addendum 1, 15365/09 and Addendum 1, 5226/10 and 5516/10 relating to Pre-Accession Assistance, 4.30pm, Room 10     


Wednesday 10 March

8th DLC     Draft Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2010 and the Draft Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (Registration of Local Authorities) Order 2010, 2.30pm, Room 12     


Thursday 11 March

None


Friday 12 March

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

 
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