Regulatory Reform Committee formal minutes session 2005-06

Tuesday 31 January

Members present: 

Andrew Miller (in the Chair)
John Hemming
Dr Doug Naysmith
Bob Russell
Alison Seabeck
Mr Andrew Slaughter
Ms Angela C Smith

The Committee deliberated.

1. Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill

Draft Report, [Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill], proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

[The Minutes of Proceedings relating to the consideration of the Report are published in the First Special Report from the Committee, Session 2005-06, HC 878, p37]

2. Proposal for the Regulatory Reform (Public Service Vehicles) Order 2006

Draft Report, [Proposal for the Regulatory Reform (Public Service Vehicles) Order 2006], proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

[The Minutes of Proceedings relating to the consideration of the Report are published in the Second Report from the Committee, Session 2005-06, HC 879, p19]

3. Draft Regulatory Reform (Forestry) Order 2006

Draft Report, [Draft Regulatory Reform (Forestry) Order 2006], proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

[The Minutes of Proceedings relating to the consideration of the Report are published in the Third Report from the Committee, Session 2005-06, HC 880, p6]

4. Any other business

Conference on role of national Parliaments in monitoring subsidiarity, and "Better regulation:  arranged by the Austrian EU-Presidency, Vienna/St. Plten on 18 and 19 April 2006. Expressions of interest were invited from any Member wishing to be considered for membership of the UK delegation. [None were received.]

[Adjourned to a date and time to be fixed by the Chairman.