Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments: Formal Minutes

Wednesday 12 March 2008


David Maclean MP (Chairman)
Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods MP
Mr Peter Bone MP
Michael Jabez Foster MP
Lord Gould of Brookwood
Baroness Jones of Whitchurch
Mr David Kidney MP
Countess of Mar
David Simpson MP
Lord Walpole

Mr Allan Roberts, Peter Milledge, Mr Peter Davis and Mr Peter Brooksbank in attendance.

The Joint Committee deliberate.

Resolved, that any Members not nominated be directed to withdraw forthwith.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The Proceedings of Wednesday 5 March are read.

The Joint Committee further deliberate.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the School Finance (England) Regulations 2008 (S.I. 2008/228) on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the instrument be reported to both Houses.

A draft Report is laid before the Committee by the Chairman.

Resolved, That the Report be the Thirteenth 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 Wednesday 19 March.