Message from the Commons
A message was brought from the Commons that they have come to the following resolution to which they desire the agreement of the Lords:
That it is expedient that a Joint Committee of Lords and Commons be appointed to consider and report on the draft Domestic Abuse Bill presented to both Houses on Monday 21 January 2019 (CP 15);
That a Select Committee of six Members be appointed to join with a Committee appointed by the Lords for this purpose.
That the Committee should report on the draft Bill by Friday 17 May 2019.
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.
That the quorum of the Committee shall be two.
House adjourned at 4.17 pm.