HC Deb 08 July 1997 vol 297 c839


That Standing Order No. 152 (Select committees related to government departments) be amended—

(1) by leaving out items 3.4, 10 and 15 in the Table in paragraph (2) and inserting the following items at the appropriate places:

(2) by leaving out line 10 and inserting the words 'The Education and Employment Committee and the Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Committee shall each have the power to appoint two sub-committees; and the';

(3) in line 25, at the end, by inserting the words 'and to lay upon thc Table of the House the minutes of the proceedings of sub-committees';

(4) in line 36, alter the word 'House', by leaving out the word 'and'; and

(5) in line 37, after the second word 'place', by inserting the words 'to report from time to time the minutes of their proceedings, and to meet concurrently with any committee appointed under this order or any sub-committee thereof for the purposes of deliberating or taking evidence'.—[Mr. Graham Allen.]