Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments: Formal Minutes

Wednesday 19 March 2008


David Maclean MP (Chairman)
Mr Peter Bone MP
Lord Dykes
Baroness Jones of Whitchurch
Mr David Kidney MP
Countess of Mar
David Simpson MP
Lord Walpole

Mr Allan Roberts, Mr Peter Davis and Ms Christine Cogger in attendance.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The Proceedings of Wednesday 12 March are read.

The Joint Committee deliberate.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Draft Bedfordshire (Structural Changes) Order 2008 on the ground that the instrument makes an unusual use of the enabling power.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the instrument be reported to both Houses.

A draft Report is laid before the Committee by the Chairman.

Resolved, That the Report be the Fourteenth Report of the Joint Committee.

Ordered, That the Chairman make the Report to the House of Commons and that the Report be made to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That the Joint Committee be adjourned to Wednesday 26 March.