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Draft Communications Data Bill

Volume 738: debated on Thursday 28 June 2012

Membership Motion

Moved By

That the Commons message of 21 June be considered and that a Committee of six Lords be appointed to join with the Committee appointed by the Commons to consider and report on the draft Communications Data Bill presented to both Houses on 14 June (Cm 8359) and that the Committee should report on the draft Bill by 30 November 2012;

That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee:

L Armstrong of Ilminster, L Blencathra, B Cohen of Pimlico, L Faulks, L Jones, L Strasburger;

That the Committee have power to agree with the Committee appointed by the Commons in the appointment of a Chairman;

That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records;

That the Committee have power to appoint specialist advisers;

That the Committee have leave to report from time to time;

That the Committee have power to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom;

That the reports of the Committee from time to time shall be printed, regardless of any adjournment of the House; and

That the evidence taken by the Committee shall, if the Committee so wishes, be published.

Motion agreed, and a message was sent to the Commons.