Returned from the Commons
A message was brought from the Commons that they concur with the resolution of this House of 28 May relating to a Joint Committee to consider the draft Communications Data Bill presented to both Houses on 14 June and that they have made the following orders:
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, and (v) to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom.
House adjourned at 6.56 pm.