COMMONS

Oral evidence session into private Members' bills

06 March 2013

The Procedure Committee hold its sixth oral evidence session in connection with private Members’ bills on Wednesday 6 March 2013 in Committee Room 20, Upper Committee Corridor, House of Commons.

Witnesses

3.05 pm

  • David Natzler (Clerk Assistant, House of Commons)
  • Simon Patrick (Clerk of Bills, House of Commons)
  • Kate Emms (Clerk of Private Members’ Bills, House of Commons)

An uncorrected transcript of the evidence session will appear on the Committee’s website within about a week of the date of the session.

Background

The Procedure Committee is undertaking an inquiry into private Members’ bills. Private Members’ bills are bills initiated by backbench MPs rather than Government ministers.

The Committee put out a call for written evidence on this matter on 29 November 2012. The deadline for written evidence was Thursday 10 January 2013.

Further information

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