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Weekly Information Bulletin

Weekly Information Bulletin: 7th May 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




Budget Responsibility and National Audit [HL]


Issue 29 p42; Issue 30 p42

Coinage (Measurement)


Issue 30 p42; Issue 31 p40

Draft House of Lords Reform

Bill laid

Issue 3 p23



Issue 28 p38; Issue 29 p42

Estates of Deceased Persons (Forfeiture Rule and Law of Succession)


Issue 28 p38; Issue 29 p42

Finance (No. 2)


Issue 13 p30; Issue 14 p31

Finance (No. 3)

This Issue

Health and Social Care


Issue 27 p38; Issue 32 p40

Identity Documents


Issue 5 p25; Issue 6 p30

Local Government


Issue 15 p34

Legislation (Territorial extent)


Issue 32 p40



Issue 25 p38; Issue 27 p28

London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (Amendment)


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

Protection of Freedoms


Issue 31 p42

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

Welfare Reform


Issue 31 p40; Issue 32 p40

Wreck Removal Convention


Issue 25 p38; Issue 27 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:

Finance (No. 3) Bill: Chairs – Mr Roger Gale and Mr Jim Hood

Peter Aldous

Stephen Barclay

Tom Blenkinsop

Paul Blomfield

Karen Bradley

Mr Gregory Campbell

Stella Creasy

Mike Crockart

Tracey Crouch

Nic Dakin

Bill Esterson

Mr David Gauke

Mrs Mary Glindon

Mr Robert Goodwill

Justine Greening

Mr David Hanson

Richard Harrington

Mr Mark Hoban

Jessica Lee

Brandon Lewis

Kerry McCarthy

Karl McCartney

Gregg McClymont

Alison McGovern

Ian Mearns

Ian Murray

Pamela Nash

Neil Parish

Bridget Phillipson

Alok Sharma

Alec Shelbrooke

Julian Smith

James Wharton

Roger Williams

Stephen Williams

London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (Amendment) Bill: Chairs – Mr David Amess and Katy Clark

Rushanara Ali

Gavin Barwell

Bob Blackman

John Cryer

Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson

Mr Don Foster

Mike Freer

Duncan Hames

Mrs Sharon Hodgson

Joseph Johnson

Tessa Jowell

Mr Michael McCann

Mary Macleod

Lisa Nandy

Hugh Robertson

Angela Watkinson

Phil Wilson

Mr Rob Wilson

General Committee Meetings

2 – 6 May 2011

Monday 2 May


Tuesday 3 May

PB C Protection of Freedoms Bill (13 th & 14 th Sittings; Clauses 57-59, 62 Agreed; Clause 60-1 Agreed, as amended; Schedule 5-6 Agreed)
PBC Welfare Reform Bill (15 th & 16 th Sittings; Clauses 50-74 Agreed; Schedule 8 Agreed)
1 st DLC Draft Pensions Appeal Tribunals Act 1943 (Time Limit for Appeals (Amendment) Regulations 2011 and the draft Pensions Appeal Tribunals Act 1943 (Armed Forces and Reserve Forces Compensation Scheme) (Rights of Appeal) Regulat ions 2011
2 nd DLC Draft Patents County Court (Financial Limits) Order 2011

Wednesday 4 May

3 rd DLC Draft Defence Science and Technology Laboratory Trading Fund Order 2011
4 th DLC Draft Companies Act 2006 (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Order 2011

Thursday 5 May

5 th DLC Fifth Delegated Legislation Committee to consider the draft Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Nitrous Oxide) Regulations 2011

Friday 6 May


Forthcoming General Committee Meetings

9 – 13 May 2011

Monday 9 May

ECC European Union Document No. 5064/11 and Addendum, Commission report on Member States’ Implementation Working Time Directive and No. 5068/11 and Addendum, Commission Communication on Reviewing the Working Time Directive, 4.30pm, Room 10
6 th DLC Draft African Development Bank (Further Payments to Capital Stock) Order 2011, the draft African Development Bank (Twelfth Replenishment of the African Development Fund) Order 2011 and the draft African Development Fund (Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative) (Amendment) Order 2011, 4.30pm, Room 9

Tuesday 10 May

PBC Finance (No. 3) Bill, 10.30am & 4. 3 0pm, Room 10
PBC Protection of Freedoms Bill , 10.30am & 4. 3 0pm, Room 12
PBC Welfare Reform Bill, 10.30am & 4.3 0pm, Room 14
4 th DLC Care of Cath edrals Measure, th e Mission and Pastoral Measure and the Ecclesiastical Fees (Amendment) Measure, 4.30pm, Room 9

Wednesday 11 May

1 st DLC Draft Employment and Support Allowance (Work-Related Activity) Regulations 2011, 2.30pm,
Room 11

Thursday 12 May

PBC Finance (No. 3) Bill , 9.00am, 1.00pm, Room 10
PBC Protection of Freedoms Bill , 9.00am & 1.00pm, Room 12
PBC Welfare Reform Bill , 9.00am & 1.00pm, Room 14

Friday 13 May