HL Deb 01 December 2003 vol 655 c106
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 committee of eight Lords be appointed to join with a committee appointed by the Commons to consider and report on any draft Gambling Bill presented to both Houses by a Minister of the Crown;

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

  • L. Brooke of Sutton Mandeville
  • L. Donoughue
  • V. Falkland
  • L. Faulkner of Worcester B.
  • Golding
  • L. Mancroft
  • L. WadeofChorlton
  • L. Walpole;
That the committee have power to agree with the Commons in the appointment of a chairman;

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

That the committee have power to appoint specialist advisers;

That the committee have power to adjourn from place to place;

That the proceedings of the Joint Committee on the draft Gambling Bill in the last Session of Parliament be referred to the committee;

That the reports of the committee from time to time shall be printed, notwithstanding any adjournment of the House;

And that the committee do report on the draft Bill by 8th April 2004. —(The Chairman of Committees.)

On Question, Motion agreed to; and a message was ordered to be sent to the Commons to acquaint them therewith.