POLICE OFFICERS (CENTRAL SERVICE) BILL [LORDS]

Standing Committee F

POLICE OFFICERS (CENTRAL SERVICE) BILL [LORDS]

23rd May 1989

PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES

HOUSE OF COMMONS

OFFICIAL REPORT

Standing Committee F

POLICE OFFICERS (CENTRAL SERVICE) BILL [LORDS]

Tuesday 23 May 1989

CONTENTS

CLAUSES 1 to 4 agreed to.

SCHEDULES agreed to.

Bill to be reported.

Committee rose at twenty-nine minutes to Eleven o'clock.

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The Committee consisted of the following Members:

Chairman: Mr. Geoffrey Lofthouse

Allen, Mr. Graham (Nottingham, North)

Buckley, Mr. George J. (Hemsworth)

Burns, Mr. Simon (Chelmsford)

Campbell, Mr. Menzies (Fife, North-East)

Carlisle, Mr. Kenneth (Lincoln)

Clelland, Mr. David (Tyne Bridge)

Field, Mr. Barry (Isle of Wight)

Hayes, Mr. Jerry (Harlow)

Hogg, Mr. Douglas (Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department)

Knapman, Mr. Roger (Stroud)

Knowles, Mr. Michael (Nottingham, East)

Lewis, Mr. Terry (Worsley)

Malins, Mr. Humfrey (Croydon, North-West)

Mans, Mr. Keith (Wyre)

Roe, Mrs. Marion (Broxbourne)

Sheerman, Mr. Barry (Huddersfield)

Short, Clare (Birmingham, Ladywood)

Soames, Mr. Nicholas (Crawley)

Gerhold, Mr. D. J. Committee Clerk

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3 Standing Committee F Tuesday 23 May 1989

[MR. GEOFFREY LOFTHOUSE in the Chair]

Police Officers (Central Service) Bill [Lords]

10.30 am

Clauses 1 to 4 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Schedule agreed to.

Question proposed, That the Chairman do report the Bill to the House.

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The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (Mr. Douglas Hogg): On a point of order, Mr. Lofthouse. May I congratulate you on your splendid chairmanship, and pay tribute, in the normal form—albeit somewhat abbreviated— to us all?

Question put and agreed to.

Bill to be reported without amendment.

Committee rose at twenty-nine minutes to Eleven o'clock.

THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS ATTENDED THE COMMITTEE:

Lofthouse, Mr Geoffrey (Chairman)

Buckley, Mr.

Burns, Mr.

Carlisle, Mr. Kenneth

Clelland, Mr.

Field, Mr. Barry

Hayes, Mr.

Hogg, Mr. Douglas

Knapman, Mr.

Knowles, Mr.

Malins, Mr.

Mans, Mr.

Roe, Mrs.

Soames, Mr.