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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 9 November 2010

 

Public Bill Committee

 

Postal Services Bill


 

Note

 

The Amendments are arranged in accordance with the Resolution of the

 

Programming Sub-Committee to be proposed by Mr Edward Davey.

 


 

Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee

 

The Programming Sub-Committee appointed by the Speaker in respect of the bill

 

agreed the following Resolution at its meeting on Monday 8 November (Standing Order

 

No. 83C):

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 10.30 am on Tuesday

 

9 November) meet—

 

(a)  

at 4.00 pm on Tuesday 9 November;

 

(b)  

at 9.00 am and 1.00 pm on Thursday 11 November;

 

(c)  

at 10.30 am and 4.00 pm on Tuesday 16 November;

 

(d)  

at 9.00 am and 1.00 pm on Thursday 18 November;

 

(e)  

at 10.30 am and 4.00 pm on Tuesday 23 November;

 

(f)  

at 9.00 am and 1.00 pm on Thursday 25 November;

 

(g)  

at 10.30 am and 4.00 pm on Tuesday 30 November;

 

(h)  

at 9.00 am and 1.00 pm on Thursday 2 December;

 

(i)  

at 10.30 am and 4.00 pm on Tuesday 7 December;

 

(j)  

at 9.00 am and 1.00 pm on Thursday 9 December;

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence in accordance with the following

 

Table:

 

TABLE

 

Date

Time

Witness

 
 

Tuesday 9

Until no later

Royal Mail

 
 

November

than noon

  
 

Tuesday 9

Until no later

Communication Workers Union

 
 

November

than 1.00 pm

Unite

 
   

National Federation of SubPostmasters

 
 

Tuesday 9

Until no later

Office of Communications (Ofcom)

 
 

November

than 5.00 pm

Postal Services Commission (Postcomm)

 
 

Tuesday 9

Until no later

Mail Users’ Association

 
 

November

than 6.00 pm

Mail Competition Forum

 
 

Tuesday 9

Until no later

Mutuo

 
 

November

than 7.00 pm

Employee Ownership Association

 
   

ifs ProShare

 
 

Thursday 11

Until no later

Consumer Focus

 
 

November

than 9.55 am

Association of British Credit Unions

 
   

Limited

 
 

Thursday 11

Until no later

Royal Mail Pension Plan Trustees

 
 

November

than 10.25 am

  
 

Thursday 11

Until no later

Richard Hooper CBE, Chair of the

 
 

November

than 2.00 pm

independent review of the UK postal

 
   

services sector

 
 

Thursday 11

Until no later

Department for Business, Innovation and

 
 

November

than 3.00 pm

Skills

 

 
 

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Postal Services Bill, continued

 
 

(3)  

proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall be taken in the

 

following order: Clauses 1 to 8; Schedule 1; Clauses 9 and 10; Schedule 2;

 

Clauses 11 to 37; Schedule 3; Clauses 38 to 41; Schedule 4; Clauses 42 to 50;

 

Schedule 5; Clause 51; Schedule 6; Clause 52; Schedule 7; Clause 53;

 

Schedule 8; Clauses 54 to 64; Schedule 9; Clauses 65 to 71; Schedules 10 and

 

11; Clauses 72 to 89; Schedule 12; Clauses 90 and 91; new Clauses; new

 

Schedules; remaining proceedings on the Bill;

 

(4)  

the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at 5.00 pm on Thursday 9 December.

 

Mr Edward Davey has given notice of his intention to move a Motion in the terms of

 

the Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee [Standing Order No. 83C(9)].

 


 

Mr Edward Davey

 

That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, any written evidence received by the

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 



 
 

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Postal Services Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Edward Davey

 

That, at this and any subsequent meeting at which oral evidence is to be heard, the

 

Committee shall sit in private until the witnesses are admitted.

 


 

Caroline Lucas

 

1

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  5,  leave out subsection (1).

 


 

Caroline Lucas

 

2

 

Clause  11,  page  6,  line  35,  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

The report must state the extent to which the Post Office network assists

 

individuals in completing Government forms.’.

 

 

Order of the House [27 OCTOBER 2010]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Postal Services Bill:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

 

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously

 

concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 9 December 2010.

 

3.    

The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on

 

which it meets.

 

Consideration and Third Reading

 

4.    

Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the

 

day on which those proceedings are commenced.

 

5.    

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

 

6.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

 

Other proceedings

 

7.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on

 

consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the

 

Lords) may be programmed.

 


 
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