Procedure Committee

Session 2003-04  No. 12   20 October 2004


PUBLICATION OF GOVERNMENT RESPONSE

FIFTH SPECIAL REPORT:

PROGRAMMING OF LEGISLATION: THE GOVERNMENT'S RESPONSE TO THE COMMITTEE'S FOURTH REPORT, SESSION 2003-04

Programming of Legislation: The Government's Response to the Committee's Fourth Report, Session 2003-04, will be published as the Fifth Special Report of Session 2003-04,  HC 1169, at 11.00 a.m. on Thursday 21 October.

On Wednesday 14 July the Committee published its Fourth Report, Programming of Legislation, as HC 325. The Report examined the system of Programming of Legislation introduced in 2000 and modified in 2001. The Committee heard evidence from Members of Parliament and also from the Clerk of the House of Commons and his colleagues.

There will be no advance copies and no press conference

Copies of the Report will be placed in the Press Gallery at the time of publication and may be  purchased in The Stationery Office Bookshops or ordered from The Stationery Office by telephone (08457 023474). The Report will also be made available on these pages on the day of publication.