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Draft Online Safety Bill A message was brought from the Commons on 21 July that they concur with the Lords Message of 19 July, that it is expedient that a Joint Committee of Lords and Commons be appointed to consider and report on the draft Online Safety Bill (CP 405) presented to both Houses on 12 May.
That a Select Committee of six Members be appointed to join with a Committee appointed by the Lords to consider the draft Online Safety Bill.
That the Committee should report by 10 December.
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.

From the Minutes of Proceedings for 22 July 2021

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Draft Online Safety Bill A message was brought from the Commons on 21 July that they concur with the Lords Message of 19 July, that it is expedient that a Joint Committee of Lords and Commons be appointed to consider and report on the draft Online Safety Bill (CP 405) presented to both Houses on 12 May.
That a Select Committee of six Members be appointed to join with a Committee appointed by the Lords to consider the draft Online Safety Bill.
That the Committee should report by 10 December.
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.

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