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House of Commons Public Bill Committee on the Psychoactive Substances Bill [HL] 2015-16

Here you can browse the record of the public proceedings of the House of Commons Public Bill Committee on the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016.

Committee members and staff

Chairs:  Sir David Amess, Mr George Howarth

Clerk:  Ben Williams

Committee membership:

Documents

Reports of Proceedings

Full transcripts of the Public Bill Committee meetings.

Proceeding Date
Committee Debate: 3rd sitting | PDF version, 122KB 29.10.2015
Committee Debate: 2nd sitting | PDF version, 141KB 27.10.2015
Committee Debate: 1st sitting | PDF version, 127KB 27.10.2015

Written evidence

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

Written evidence Date
Written Evidence: consolidated pdf version (PDF, 2MB) 06.11.2015
Written Evidence: Release and Transform (PSB20) 29.10.2015
Written Evidence: Release and Transform: Appendix A (PSB20a) 29.10.2015
Written Evidence: Release and Transform: Appendix B (PSB20b) 29.10.2015
Written Evidence: Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) (PSB21) 29.10.2015
Written Evidence: Rt Hon Mike Penning MP, Minister for Policing, Crime, Criminal Justice and Victims, Home Office - further submission (PSB22a) (PDF, 60KB) 29.10.2015
Written Evidence: Rt Hon Mike Penning MP, Minister for Policing, Crime, Criminal Justice and Victims, Home Office - further submission (PSB22b) (PDF, 171KB) 29.10.2015
Written Evidence: Rt Hon Mike Penning MP, Minister for Policing, Crime, Criminal Justice and Victims, Home Office - further submission (PSB22c) (PDF, 186KB) 29.10.2015
Written Evidence: Rt Hon Mike Penning MP, Minister for Policing, Crime, Criminal Justice and Victims, Home Office - further submission (PSB22d) (PDF, 231KB) 29.10.2015
Written Evidence: Royal Society for Public Health (PSB23) 29.10.2015
Written Evidence: Addaction (PSB24) 29.10.2015
Written Evidence: The Beckley Foundation (PSB25) 29.10.2015
Written Evidence: The Children's Society (PSB01) 27.10.2015
Written Evidence: Lyndon Sheppard (PSB02) 27.10.2015
Written Evidence: DrugScience (PSB03) 27.10.2015
Written Evidence: The Psychedelic Society (PSB04) 27.10.2015
Written Evidence: John Martin BA MSc, Substance Misuse Project Worker, Fife (PSB05) 27.10.2015
Written Evidence: Simon Topham, Chief Executive, Millivres Prowler Group (PSB06) 27.10.2015
Written Evidence: Rt Hon Mike Penning MP, Minister for Policing, Crime, Criminal Justice and Victims, Home Office (PSB07) 27.10.2015
Written Evidence: Rt Hon Mike Penning MP, Minister for Policing, Crime, Criminal Justice and Victims, Home Office - further submission (PSB08) 27.10.2015
Written Evidence: Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) (PSB09) 27.10.2015
Written Evidence: Daryl Sullivan (PSB10) 27.10.2015
Written Evidence: KTR Environmental Solutions Ltd (PSB11) 27.10.2015
Written Evidence: Danny Diskin, Inter Faith Alliance UK (PSB12) 27.10.2015
Written Evidence: Sandra Heyward JP, Cornwall Councillor for the Gover Division (PSB13) 27.10.2015
Written Evidence: International Center for Ethnobotanical Education, Research & Service (ICEERS Foundation) (PSB14) 27.10.2015
Written Evidence: Hampshire County Council Trading Standards Service (PSB15) 27.10.2015
Written Evidence: Drugs, Alcohol and Justice Cross-Party Parliamentary Group (PSB16) 27.10.2015
Written Evidence: Dr Ornella Corazza and Dr Andres Roman Urrestarazu (PSB17) 27.10.2015
Written Evidence: Mr Joseph Woollen (PSB18) 27.10.2015
Written Evidence: The Law Society of Scotland (PSB19) 27.10.2015

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