Private Members' bills: observations on the Government response Contents


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

2 Observations on the Government response

Prioritising certain bills on merit

Consequences for the Backbench Business Committee

Guaranteed vote on second reading

Number of ballot bills

Other proposals

A decision by the House on the Committee’s proposals


Annex: Proposed motions for Standing Orders and resolutions to give effect to the Committee’s recommendations

Annex: Letter from the Chair of the Committee, Mr Charles Walker MP, to the Clerk of the House

Appendix: Government response to the Procedure Committee’s Third Report of Session–16, Private Members’ bills20Private Members’ bills

Formal Minutes

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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