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Weekly Information Bulletin: 29th January 2011

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




Draft House of Lords Reform

Bill laid

Issue 3 p23

Finance (No. 2)


Issue 13, p30; Issue 14 p31

Identity Documents


Issue 5 p25; Issue 6 p30

Local Government


Issue 15 p34



Issue 25 p38; This issue

National Insurance Contributions


Issue 19 p37, Issue 20 p38

Police Reform and Social Responsibility


Issue 22, p37

Postal Services


Issue 16 p33; Issue 19 p37

Savings Accounts and Health in Pregnancy


Issue 15 p34; Issue 17 p34

Sports Ground Safety Authority

Issue 20 p38; Issue 24 p36



Issue 11, p27; Issue 12 p30

Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc.


Issue 18 p36; Issue 19 p37

Wreck Removal Convention

Issue 25 p38

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

Membership announcements and changes:

Localism Bill: Simon Danzuk, Pat Glass and Angela Smith discharged; Heidi Alexander, Ian Mearns and Jonathan Reynolds nominated

Welsh Grand Committee: Stuart Andrew, Mrs Cheryl Gillan, Karen Lumley and Mr Brooks Newmark added

General Committee Meetings

24 – 28 January 2011

Monday 24 January

ECB Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum, dated 31 March 2010, relating to the Second Revision of the Cotonou Agreement

Tuesday 25 January

PBC Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill (5 th & 6 th Sittings; Clause 1 Agreed, on division)
PBC Localism Bill
ECA European Union Document No. 7984/08 and Addenda 1 and 2, Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum dated 13 September 2010 and Supplementary Explanatory Memorandum dated 21 December 2010, submitted by the Department for Transport, relating to facilitating cross-border enforcement in the field of road safety
1 st DLC Draft Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 (Designation of Participating Countries) (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) (No. 2) Order 2010

Wednesday 26 January

2 nd DLC Draft Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2010,

Thursday 27 January

PBC Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill (7 th & 8 th Sittings; Clause 2-3 Agreed, on division; Schedules 1-2 Agreed, Schedule 3 Agreed, as amended)
PBC Localism Bill

Friday 28 January


Forthcoming General Committee Meetings

31 January – 4 February 2011

Monday 31 January

ECA European Union Document No. 15277/10, relating to a report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on animal cloning for food, 4.30pm, Room 10
3 rd DLC Value Added Tax (Exceptions Relating to Supplies not Made to Relevant Business Person) Order 2010 (S.I., 2010, No. 3017), the Value Added Tax (Payments on Account) (Amendment) Order 2011 (S.I., 2011, No. 21) and the Value Added Tax (Buildings and Land) Order 2011 (S.I., 2011, No. 86) , 4.30pm, Room 9

Tuesday 1 February

PBC Localism Bill , 10.30am & 4.00pm, Room 12
PBC Police Reform and Socia l Responsibility Bill, 10.30am & 4.00pm, Room 9
4 th DLC Draft Investment Bank Special Administration Regulations 2011 and the draft Investment Bank (Amendment of Definition) Order 2011, 10.30am, Room 11
ECB European Documents No. 9606/10, relating to a Council Regulation establishing a European financial stabilisation mechanism and No. 12119/10, relating to a Draft amending budget No. 7 to the general budget 2010—Statement of expenditure by Section—Section III—Commission, 4.30pm, Room 10

Wednesday 2 February

ECA European Union Document No. 16096/10, relating to Energy 2020: A strategy for competitive, sustainable and secure energy, 8.55am, Room 10
1 st DLC Draft Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes A, B and D) Order 2010, 2.30pm, Room 11

Thursday 3 February

PBC Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill , 9.00am & 1.00pm, Room 9
PBC Localism Bill , 9.30am & 1.00pm, Room 12
2 nd DLC Draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Partnership and Cooperation Agreement) (Republic of Indonesia) Order 2010, 8.55am, Room 11

Friday 4 February