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Constitutional Renewal Bill: Joint Committee
A message was brought from the Commons that they concur with the Lords that it is expedient that a Joint Committee of Lords and Commons be appointed to consider and report on any draft Constitutional Renewal Bill presented to both Houses;
That a Select Committee of 11 Members be appointed to join with the committee appointed by the Lords to consider the draft Constitutional Renewal Bill;
That the committee should report on the draft Bill by 18 July 2008;
That the committee shall have power
to send for persons, papers and records;
to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House;
to report from time to time
to appoint specialist advisers; and
to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom.
House adjourned at 8.02 pm.