HL Deb 26 November 2002 vol 641 cc639-40
The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara)

My Lords, I beg to move the 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, or whether they subject the exercise of legislative power to an inappropriate degree of parliamentary scrutiny; to report on documents and draft orders laid before Parliament under the Regulatory Reform Act 2001; and to perform, in respect of such documents and orders and subordinate provisions orders laid under that Act, the functions performed in respect of other instruments by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments;

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

  • L. Brooke of Sutton Mandeville,
  • B. Carnegy of Lour,
  • L. Dahrendorf (Chairman),
  • L. Desai,
  • L. Harrison,
  • L. Mayhew of Twysden,
  • L. Temple-Morris,
  • L. Tombs,
  • 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.—(The Chairman of Committees.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.