HL Deb 20 November 1995 vol 567 cc134-5
The Chairman of Committees

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

Moved, That a Select Committee be appointed to consider Community proposals, whether in draft or otherwise, to obtain all necessary information about them, and to make reports on those which, in the opinion of the Committee, raise important questions of policy or principle, and on other questions to which the Committee considers that the special attention of the House should be drawn;

That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the Lords following be named of the Committee:

  • L. Bancroft,
  • L. Barnett,
  • L. Brabazon of Tara,
  • L. Bridges,
  • B. Carnegy of Lour,
  • L. Dahrendorf,
  • L. Dubs,
  • L. Elibank,
  • L. Geddes
  • B. Hilton of Eggardon,
  • L. Hoffmann,
  • L. Hunt of Tanworth,
  • L. McConnell,
  • L. Middleton,
  • L. Reay,
  • L. Renfrew of Kaimsthorn,
  • L. Slynn of Hadley,
  • L. Stoddart of Swindon,
  • L. Tordoff (Chairman),
  • B. Williams of Crosby;
That the Committee have power to appoint Sub-Committees and to refer to such Sub-Committees any of the matters within the terms of reference of the Committee; that the Committee have power to appoint the Chairmen of Sub-Committees, but that such Sub-Committees have power to appoint their own Chairman for the purpose of particular inquiries; that two be the quorum of such Sub-Committees;

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

That the Committee have power to appoint Specialist Advisers;

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

That the Committee have leave to report from time to time;

That the Reports of the Select Committee from time to time shall be printed, notwithstanding any adjournment of the House;

That the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee or any Sub-Committee from time to time shall, if the Committee think fit, be printed and delivered out;

That the Minutes of Evidence taken before the European Communities Committee or any Sub-Committee in the last Session of Parliament be referred to the Committee.—(The Chairman of Committees.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.