HL Deb 20 November 1995 vol 567 cc135-6
The Chairman of Committees

My Lords, I beg to move the third Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper.

Moved, That a Select Committee be appointed to report whether the provisions of any Bill inappropriately delegate legislative power; to report on documents laid before Parliament under Section 3(3) of the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994 and on draft orders laid under Section 1(4) of that Act; and to perform, in respect of such documents and orders, the functions performed in respect of other instruments by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments; and that as proposed by the Committee of Selection the following Lords be named of the Committee:

  • L. Alexander of Weedon (Chairman),
  • L. Archer of Sandwell,
  • L. Dean of Harptree,
  • L. Elton,
  • B. Perry of Southwark,
  • L. Shaughnessy,
  • L. Shepherd,
  • L. Wigoder;
That the Committee have power to appoint Sub-Committees;

That the Committee and any Sub-Committee have power to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom;

That the Committee have power to co-opt any Lord for the purpose of serving on the Committee or a Sub-Committee;

That the Committee have power to appoint Specialist Advisers;

That the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee or any Sub-Committee shall, if the Committee think fit, be printed and delivered out.—(The Chairman of Committees.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.