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Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee - publications Session 2010-12

This page contains the reports published by the Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee in the current Parliamentary Session, 2010 - 2012.

Committee reports from previous sessions are available via the link below, as sorted by Parliamentary Session. The last report in each session contains an overview of the Committee's work for that period:

Reports and publications from previous sessions



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    A Session is a parliamentary year. Following the 2011 Fixed-term Parliament Act Sessions typically begin in May and run for 12 months.

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    Select committees conduct inquiries and produce reports on a range of matters, from the conduct of Government to specialist subject areas.

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    • Reports and associated evidence - reports and evidence featuring written submissions and corrected oral evidence published at the conclusion of Committee inquiries. Evidence is periodically updated over the course of an inquiry and is not finalised until the relevant Report is published.
    • Uncorrected oral evidence - transcripts of oral evidence not yet approved by the Committee or witnesses.
    • Other oral evidence - corrected transcripts of oral evidence, usually taken for scrutiny purposes or for ad hoc/regular evidence sessions with Ministers.
    • Evidence - written submissions and corrected oral evidence published for scrutiny purposes or for ad hoc/regular evidence sessions with Ministers.
    • Responses to Reports - Government Department and European Commission responses to reports.
    • Call for Evidence - request to submit evidence to a Committee inquiry.
    • Correspondence - correspondence received and sent by the Committee excluding ministerial correspondence.
    • Correspondence with Ministers - Ministerial correspondence received and sent by the Committee.
    • Progress of Scrutiny - records the decisions taken by the EU Committee on European documents that have been deposited in Parliament for scrutiny.

Reports and associated evidence

Evidence & Correspondence

Links to Evidence and Correspondence not contained within our Reports are posted below:

44th Report:

Submissions on the Draft Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations(Amendment)Order 2011

43rd Report:

Civil Partnerships (Approved Premises) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (SI 2011/2661)

 

41st Report:

Submissions on the Statement to Immigration Rules (HC1511)

Submissions on the Draft Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2011

40th Report:

Submissions on the Statement to Immigration Rules (HC1511)

Correspondence on Plant Protection Products Regulations (SI 2011/2131)

36th Report:

Submission from the Christian Institute on the Draft Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011

34th Report:

Submissions on Feed-in-Tariffs from:

Alectron Investments

Anderson Family

Low Carbon Group

MO3 Power

Solar Trade Association

32nd Report:

Letter from the Internet Advertising Bureau and the Association of Online Publishers on SI 2011/1208 

DCMS response on SI 2011/1208

Letter from Sorensen Communications on SI 2011/1209

DCMS response on SI 2011/1209 

 

29th Report:

Letter from Lord Goodlad, Chairman of the Merits Committee, to Chris Grayling MP, Minister for Employment, regarding the Jobseeker's Allowance (Mandatory Work Activity Scheme) Regulations 2011 

Letter of response from Chris Grayling MP to Lord Goodlad regarding the Jobseeker's Allowance (Mandatory Work Activity Scheme) Regulations 2011

Letter of response from Lord Goodlad to Chris Grayling MP on the Jobseeker's Allowance (Mandatory Work Activity Scheme) Regulations 2011

28th Report:

Transcript of Oral Evidence Session with Chris Grayling MP, Minister for Employment, Department for Work and Pensions

23rd Report:

Submission from the Christian Institute

14th Report:

Submission from Equality and Human Rights Commission

Submission from JUSTICE

Submission from LIBERTY