HL Deb 10 May 2004 vol 661 cc11-2
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 the Commons message of 4 May be now considered, and that a committee of six Lords be appointed to join with the committee appointed by the Commons to consider and report on any draft Charities 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. Best,
  • E. Caithness,
  • L. Campbell-Savours,
  • B. McIntosh of Hudnall,
  • L. Phillips of Sudbury,
  • L. Sainsbury of Preston Candover;
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 within the United Kingdom;

That the quorum of the committee shall be two;

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 30 September 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.