UK House of Commons

Life of a Standing Order

Date Change Text
31 October 1979 Made

A select committee shall be appointed, to be called the Committee on Scottish Affairs, to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Scottish Office and associated public bodies; and the committee shall consist of a maximum of thirteen members, of which the quorum shall be five.

The committee shall have power-

(a) to send for persons, papers and records, to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House, to adjourn from place to place, and to report from time to time; and

(b) to appoint persons with technical knowledge either to supply information which is not readily available or to elucidate matters of complexity within the committee's order of reference.

Unless the House otherwise orders, all Members nominated to the committee appointed under this Order shall continue to be members of the committee for the remainder of the Parliament.

30 March 1983 Repealed Article repealed