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Bill Of Rights

Volume 387: debated on Thursday 10 November 1977

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My Lords, I beg to move the first Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper.

Moved, That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following Lords be named of the Committee ordered to be appointed on Tuesday last, to consider whether a Bill of Rights is desirable and, if so, what form it should take, viz.:

  • Allen of Abbeydale, L. (Chairman)
  • Blake, L.
  • Boston of Faversham, L.
  • Foot, L.
  • Gaitskell, B.
  • Gordon-Walker, L.
  • Jellicoe, E.
  • Lloyd of Hampstead, L.
  • O'Hagan, L.
  • Redcliffe-Maud, L.
  • Wade, L.

That the Committee have power to appoint Specialist Advisers;

That the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee from time to time be printed and, if the Committee think fit, delivered out;

That the Proceedings of the Select Committee on a Bill of Rights in the last Session of Parliament be referred to the Committee;

That the Committee do meet at half-past three o'clock on Monday the 14th of November.—( Lord Aberdare.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.