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Appointment of Special Inquiry Committee SDS cr 170120

Thursday 15 October 2020 between 13:27 and 13:28

This type of business sits within the Motions of Appointment category.


Risk Assessment and Risk Planning The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that a Select Committee be appointed to consider risk assessment and risk planning in the context of disruptive national hazards, and to make recommendations; and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee:

That the Committee have power to appoint specialist advisers;
That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records;
That the Committee have power to meet outside Westminster;
That the evidence taken by the Committee be published, if the Committee so wishes;
That the Committee do report by 30 November 2021;
That the report of the Committee be printed, regardless of any adjournment of the House.
The motion was agreed to.
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