Procedure Committee

Session 2002-03  6 March 2003 Publication of Report: Delegated Legislation: Proposals For a Sifting Committee


Session 2002-03  6 March 2003 Publication of Report: Delegated Legislation: Proposals For a Sifting Committee

Delegated Legislation: Proposals for a Sifting Committee will be published as the First Report from the Procedure Committee, Session 2002-03, HC 501, at 11 am on Monday 10 March.  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 the Internet on the day of publication.

This brief  Report follows up previous Reports on delegated legislation (Fourth Report, 1995-96, HC 152, and First Report, 1999-2000, HC 48), in the light of the recent First Report from the House of Lords Liaison Committee, 2002-03, HL Paper 57, which recommends the establishment of a Lords' Select Committee to consider the merits of statutory instruments.