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House of Lords Unopposed Bill Committee on the London Local Authorities Bill [HL] Bill 2008-09

Here you can browse the record of the public proceedings of the House of Lords Unopposed Bill Committee on the London Local Authorities Act 2012.

Committee members and staff

The Committee were appointed on 16 June 2009 and on 8 July 2009.  The Members are:

assisted by the Counsel to the Chairman of Committees (Mr Allan Roberts)

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The Committee was appointed to consider the unopposed clauses of the London Local Authorities Bill [HL] together with the Government Report shown below (the clauses that were opposed by petitioners had already been considered by the Opposed Bill Committee on the Bill - see link on the Bill page).

The Committee sat for one day on 16 July 2009.  They took into consideration the Government Report on European Convention on Human Rights compliance and the Government's view regarding Clauses 21 and 22 (expressed in the Report against the Bill from the Department for Communities and Local Government).  They reported the Bill with amendments on 2 November 2009 and their conclusions can be found in their Special Report (see link below).  The Committee has now concluded its deliberations on the Bill.

A transcript of the Committee's proceedings (the Minutes of evidence) can be found below.


Minutes of Evidence

The Committee sits mostly in public and the Minutes of Evidence (or verbatim transcripts) of the public sittings are listed below.

Proceeding Date
Unopposed Bill Committee - day 1 16.07.2009

Committee reports

The Committees which consider this Bill may produce special reports on their conclusions. These Committees may also amend or reject the Bill they are considering without producing a report.

Committee report Date
Special Report from the House of Lords Unopposed Bill Committee - HL 174, session 2008-09 | PDF version, 127KB 03.11.2009

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