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Business without Debate

Volume 546: debated on Thursday 21 June 2012

Draft Communications Data Bill (Joint Committee)


That this House concurs with the Lords Message of 28 May, that it is expedient that a Joint Committee of Lords and Commons be appointed to consider and report on any draft Communications Data Bill presented to both Houses.


That a Select Committee of six Members be appointed to join with the Committee appointed by the Lords to consider the draft Communications Data Bill. That the Committee should report by 30 November 2012.

That the Committee shall have power—

(i) to send for persons, papers and records;

(ii) to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House;

(iii) to report from time to time;

(iv) to appoint specialist advisers;

(v) to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom; and

That Mr Nicholas Brown, Michael Ellis, Dr Julian Huppert, Stephen Mosley, Craig Whittaker and David Wright be members of the Committee.—(Stephen Crabb.)


Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Order, 13 June), That this House do now adjourn.—(Stephen Crabb.)

Question agreed to.

House adjourned.