Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments: Formal Minutes

Wednesday 21 May 2008


David Maclean MP (Chairman)
Lord Campbell of Alloway
Baroness Jones of Whitchurch
Mr David Kidney MP
Lord Kimball

Mr Peter Milledge, Mr Peter Davis and Mr Peter Brooksbank in attendance.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The Proceedings of Wednesday 14 May are read.

The Joint Committee deliberate.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Standards Committee (England) Regulations 2008 (S.I. 2008/1085) on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.

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

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

Resolved, That the Report be the Twentieth 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 11 June.