Minutes for 28 February 2019
Draft Domestic Abuse Bill A message was brought from the Commons that they have come to the following resolution to which they desire the agreement of the Lords: That it is expedient that a Joint Committee of Lords and Commons be appointed to consider and report on the draft Domestic Abuse Bill presented to both Houses on Monday 21 January 2019 (CP 15); That a Select Committee of six Members be appointed to join with a Committee appointed by the Lords for this purpose. That the Committee should report on the draft Bill by Friday 17 May 2019. That the Committee shall have power: (i) to send for persons, papers and records; (ii) to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House; (iii) to report from time to time; (iv) to appoint specialist advisers; and (v) to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom. That the quorum of the Committee shall be two.