Weekly Information Bulletin: 11th June 2011

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




Budget Responsibility and National Audit [HL]


Issue 29 p42; Issue 30 p42

Coinage (Measurement)


Issue 30 p42; Issue 31 p40

Domestic violence, Crime and Victims (Amendment)

This issue

Draft House of Lords Reform

Bill laid

Issue 3 p23



Issue 28 p38; Issue 29 p42

Energy [HL]


Issue 39 p41

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)


Issue 37 p41; Issue 38 p40; Issue 40 p37

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)


Issue 37 p41, Issue 39 p41

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:

Domestic violence, Crime and Victims (Amendment) Bill:

Gavin Barwell

Sir Paul Beresford

Mr Crispin Blunt

Lyn Brown

Mr Christopher Chope

John Cryer

Paul Goggins

Mrs Helen Grant

Kate Green

Andrea Leadsom

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

Fiona Mactaggart

Tessa Munt

Sarah Newton

Laura Sandys

Mr Andy Slaughter

General Committee Meetings

6 – 10 June 2011

Monday 6 June


Tuesday 7 June

PBC Energy Bill [HL] (1 st & 2 nd Sittings; Clause 2 Agreed; Clauses 1, 3 Agreed, as amended)
PBC Finance (No. 3) Bill (11 th & 12 th Sittings; Clauses 46-52, 54-71 Agreed; Clause 53 Agreed, as amended; Schedules 11, 14-16, 18 Agreed; Schedule 12-13, 17, 19 Agreed, as amended)
2 nd DLC Draft Gender Recognition (Approved Countries and Territories) Order 2011
3 rd DLC Draft Water Industry (Schemes for Adoption of Private Sewers) Regulations 2011

Wednesday 8 June

4 th DLC Draft Social Security (Electronic Communications) Order 2011
5 th DLC Draft Taxation of Equitable Life (Payments) Order 2011

Thursday 9 June

PBC Energy Bill [HL] Bill (3 rd & 4 th Sittings; Clauses 4-16, 18, 20-32, 34-35, 37 Agreed; Clauses 17,19, 33, 36 Agreed, as amended)
PBC Finance (No. 3) Bill (13 th & 14 th Sittings; Clauses 73-78, 80-91 Agreed; Clause 79 disagreed; Schedules 21-26 Agreed)

Friday 10 June


Forthcoming General Committee Meetings

13– 17 June 2011

Monday 13 June

ECA European Union Document No. 16348/10, relating to the Commission Communication: The CAP towards 2020—meeting the food, natural resources and territorial challenges of the future, Room 10, 4.30pm

Tuesday 14 June

PBC Energy Bill [HL], Room 9, 10.30am & 4.00pm
ECA European Union Document No. 12371/10, a Commission Communication on the freedom for Member States to decide on the cultivation of genetically modified crops; Document No. C(2010) 4822, a Commission Recommendation on guidelines for the development of national co-existence measures to avoid the unintended presence of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in conventional and organic crops; and Document No. COM(10) 375, a draft Regulation amending Directive 2001/18/EC in relation to the ability of Member States to restrict or prohibit the cultivation of GMOs in their territory , Room 12, 4.30pm
1 st DLC Employment and Support Allowance (Limited Capability for Work and Limited Capability for Work-Related Activity) (Amendment) Regulations (S.I., 2011, No. 228), Room 10, 4.30pm

Wednesday 15 June

2 nd DLC Draft International Tax Enforcement (San Marino) Order 2011, the draft International Tax Enforcement (Grenada) Order 2011, the draft International Tax Enforcement (Dominica) Order 2011, the draft International Tax Enforcement (Belize) Order 2011 and the draft Double Taxation Relief (Qatar) Order 2011, Room 11, 2.30pm
3 rd DLC Draft Contracting Out (Local Authorities Social Services Functions) (England) Order 2011, Room 12, 2.30pm

Thursday 16 June

PBC Energy Bill [HL], Room 9, 9.00am & 1.00pm

Friday 17 June


Prepared 11th June 2011