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The remaining stages - Committee, Report and Third reading - of the Personal Care at Home Bill were taken in the House of Commons. The Bill now moves to the Lords
The proposed legislation will cover the following:
Committee of the whole House
The Bill was discussed by a Committee of the whole House.
Usually, when a Bill passes its second reading and is considered in detail, this takes place in a Public Bill Committee held outside the Chamber. But occasionally a Bill will be considered by a Committee of the whole House and this discussion takes place in the Commons Chamber itself.
Any Bill can be referred to a Committee of the whole House, but the procedure is normally reserved for finance Bills and other important or controversial legislation.
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