Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments: Formal Minutes

Wednesday 28 November 2007

Present:

Mr Peter Bone MP
Lord Campbell of Alloway
Lord Dykes
Baroness Jones of Whitchurch
Mr David Kidney MP
David Maclean MP
Countess of Mar
David Simpson MP
Lord Walpole

Mr Peter Milledge, Mr Peter Davis and Ms Christine Cogger in attendance.

In the absence of the Chairman at the start of the meeting, Mr David Kidney was called to the Chair.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The Proceedings of Wednesday 21 November 2007 are read.

The Joint Committee deliberate.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Education (Nutritional Standards and Requirements for School Food) (England) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 2007/2359) on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 4) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 2007/2470) 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 Third 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 5 December.