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Draft Enhanced Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill (Joint Committee)

Volume 547: debated on Thursday 28 June 2012

Resolved,

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 the draft Enhanced Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill presented to both Houses on 1 September 2011 (Cm. 8166).

Ordered,

That a Select Committee of six Members be appointed to join with the Committee appointed by the Lords to consider the draft Enhanced Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill (Cm. 8166).

That the Committee should report on the draft Bill by 9 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 Bob Ainsworth, Nicola Blackwood, Mike Crockart, Chris Evans, Rebecca Harris and Jesse Norman be members of the Committee.—(Sir George Young.)