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Weekly Information Bulletin: 13th July 2002

STANDING COMMITTEES

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CURRENT STANDING COMMITTEES, DETAILS OF MEMBERSHIP

Bill

SC

Status

Membership

Adoption and Children

SSC

Reported 17.1.2002

No 8, No 13

Animal Health

E

Reported 4.12.2001

No 10, No 11

British Overseas Territories

D

Reported 6.12.2001

No 12

Civil Defence (Grant)

E

Reported 11.12.2001

No 13

Commonhold and Leasehold Reform

D

Reported 24.1.2002

No 16, No 17

Commonwealth

C

Reported 10.7.2002

No 36

Copyright, etc. and Trade Marks

C

Reported 9.1.2002

No 12, No 14, No 15

Copyright (Visually Impaired Persons)

C

Reported 1.5.2002

No 26

Divorce (Religious Marriages)

D

Reported 7.11.2001

No 8

Education

G

Reported 24.1.2002

No 13, No 14, No 15

Electoral Fraud (Northern Ireland)

D

Reported 19.10.2001

No 4, No 6

Employee Share Schemes

B

Reported 27.2.2002

No 19, No 21

Employment

F

Reported 24.1.2002

No 12, No 13

Enterprise

B

Reported 16.5.2002

No 26

Export Control

B

Reported 18.10.2001

No 4, No 6

Finance Bill

F

Reported 25.6.2002

No. 29, No.33

Football (Disorder) (Amendment)

A

Reported 23.10.2001

No 6

Home Energy Conservation

C

Reported 26.2.2002

No 13, No 16

Homelessness

A

Reported 12.7.2001

No 3

Housing Benefit (Witholding of Payment Bill

B

18.6.2002 -

No. 29

Industrial and Provident Societies

G

Reported 13.2.2002

No 19, No 20

International Development [HL]

D

Reported 27.11.2001

No 10

Justice (Northern Ireland)

F

Reported 14.2.2002

No 18, No 19

Land Registration [HL]

SRC

Reported 29.11.2001

No 11

Land Registration [HL]

D

Reported 13.12.2001

No 13

Marine Wildlife Conservation

C

Reported 21.11.2001

No 9

National Heritage [HL]

C

Reported 13.3.2002

No 23

Nationality, Immigration and Asylum

E

Reported 21.5.2002

No. 28

NHS Reform and Health Care Professionals

A

Reported 13.12.2001

No 11, No 12

Office of Communications [HL]

E

Reported 5.2.2002

No 17, No 18

Pension Annuities (Amendment)

A

Reported 28.2.2002

No 18, No 20

Police Reform Bill [Lords]:

A

Reported 27.6.2002

No.32, No.33

Private Hire Vehicles (Carriage of Guide Dogs etc)

C

Reported 12.6.2002

No.32, No.33

Proceeds of Crime

B

Reported 5.2.2002

No 8, No.21

Public Trustee (Liability and Fees) [HL]

A

Reported 9.7.2002

No 36

Sex Discrimination (Election Candidates)

A

Reported 8.11.2001

No 8

State Pension Credit

A

Reported 25.4.2002

No 26

Tax Credits

A

Reported 24.1.2002

No 14, No 16, No 17

Tobacco Advertising And Promotion Bill [HL]

A

Reported 14.5.2002

No. 29

Travel Concessions

A

Reported 20.11.2001

No 10, No 11

Committee Membership

Standing Committee on the Convention

Frank Cook appointed Chairman

Standing Committee on Regional Affairs

Mr Bill O'Brien appointed Chairman for the meeting on Wednesday 17 July 2002


Standing Committee Meetings
8 - 11 July 2002

Monday 8 July

ESC B:EU Document No. 7727/2/02 relating to the World summit on sustainable development and EU Document No. 6863/02 relating to aid for "poverty diseases"
2nd DLSC:Draft Local Elections (Northern Ireland)(Amendment) Order 2002 and the draft Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections)(Amendment) Order 2002
3rd DLSC:Draft State Pension Credit Regulations 2002
4th DLSC:To consider the Government's assessment, as set out in the Financial Statement and Budget Report 2002-03 and the Economic and Fiscal Strategy Report 2002-03, for the purposes of approval under section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993


Tuesday 9 July

SC A:Public Trustee (Liability and Fees) Bill [HL]
ESC C:EU Documents Nos. 11576/01 and 11496/01 relating to Genetically modified food and feed
5th DLSC:Draft National Minimum Wage Regulations 1999 (Amendment) Regulations 2002
6th DLSC:Town and Country Planning (Major Infrastructure Project Inquiries Procedure) (England) Rules 2002 (S.I., 2002, No. 1223)
7th DLSC:Draft Insolvency Act 1986 (Amendment)(No. 3) Regulations 2002
8th DLSC:Draft Child Support Appeals (Jurisdiction of Courts) Order 2002 and the draft Child Support (Temporary Compensation Payment Scheme)(Modification and Amendment) Regulations 2002


Wednesday 10 July

SC C:Commonwealth Bill (1st sitting, clauses 1-4 and schedules 1-3 agreed to). Bill reported without amendment.
Scottish GrandTo consider the matter of impact of the Government's policies in promoting social inclusion in Scotland
Cttee:
ESC C:EU Document No. 7430/02 relating to working conditions for temporary workers
9th DLSC:Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 102) (HC943), on Children's Services (Quality Protects) Special Grants for 2001-02 and 2002-03 and the Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 104)(HC1005) on Children's Services Quality Protects Adoption and Performance Taskforce Special Grant for 2002-03
10th DLSC:Draft Directors' Remuneration Report Regulations 2002
11th DLSC:Draft Caribbean Development Bank (Further Payments) Order 2002 and the draft African Development Fund (Additional Subscriptions) Order 2002


Thursday 11 July

SC B:Housing Benefit (Withholding of Payment) Bill
12th DLSC:Draft Representation of the People (Scotland)(Amendment) Regulations 2002, the draft Representation of the People (Northern Ireland)(Amendment) Regulations 2002 and the draft Representation of the People (England and Wales)(Amendment) Regulations 2002
13th DLSC:Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 92)(HC877) on Special Grants for Asylum Seekers Support (Adults and Families of Asylum Seekers) for 1999-2000 and the Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 99)(HC878) on Special Grants for Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children for 2002-03

FORTHCOMING STANDING COMMITTEES

15 -19 JULY


Monday 15 July

1st DLSC:Draft Contracting Out (Functions of Local Authorities: Income-Related Benefits) Order 2002, 4.30pm, Room 9
2nd DLSC:Draft Fixed-Term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002 and the draft Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000 (Amendment) Regulations 2002, 4.30pm, Room 12
3rd DLSC:Draft Schedule 7 to the Terrorism Act 2000 (Information) Order 2002, 4.30pm, Room 14


Tuesday 16 July

ESC B:2003 draft preliminary budget, 4.30pm, Room 10
SC on the 1st Report (30th April) and 2nd Report (20th June) from the UK representatives to the Convention on the
ConventionFuture of Europe, 7.30pm, Room 14
Welsh Grand Draft National Health Service (Wales) Bill, 10.30am and 4.00pm, Room 14

Cttee:

4th DLSC:Draft Terrorism Act (Cessation of Effect of section 76) Order 2002, 10.30am, Room 9
5th DLSC:Draft Scotland Act 1998 (Cross-Border Public Authorities) (Adaptation of Functions, etc.) (Amendment) Order 2002, 4.30pm, Room 9
6th DLSC:Draft Treasure (Designation) Order 2002 and the revised Treasure Act 1996 Code of Practice (England and Wales), 4.30pm, Room 12
7th DLSC:Draft Working Tax Credit (Entitlement and Maximum Rate) Regulations 2002, draft Child Tax Credit Regulations 2002, draft Tax Credits (Definition and Calculation of Income) Regulations 2002 and the draft Tax Credits (Relevant Income and Determination of Rates) Regulations 2002, 4.30pm, Room 11


Wednesday 17 July

SC onWhite Paper 'Your Region, Your Choice: Revitalising the English Regions', 5.00pm, Room 10
Regional Affairs:
ESC A:European Union Document No. 10288/01 relating to Major Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances, 10.30am, Room 10
ESC C:EU Document No. 9923/01 and the unnumbered Explanatory memorandum dated 15th March, 2002, submitted by the Department of Trade and Industry, relating to waste from electrical and electronic equipment and EU Document No. 10143/01 and the unnumbered Explanatory memorandum dated 15th March, 2002, submitted by the Department of Trade and Industry, relating to hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment, 10.30am, Room 9
8th DLSC:Draft Representation of the People (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Regulations 2002, 4.30pm, Room 9


Thursday 18 July

None

 
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