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public bill

proposed legislation which is intended to become an ACT OF PARLIAMENT of general application. It maybe put forward by the government or by a Member of Parliament, in which case it is called a private member's bill but remains public and general and should no be confused with a PRIVATE BILL.
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The rule change motion tabled by Leader of the Commons Andrea Leadsom states: "Where a committee has an odd number of members the Government shall have a majority, and where a committee has an even number of members the number of Government and Opposition members shall be equal; but this instruction shall not apply to the nomination of any public bill committee."
Islamabad -- Mian Abdul Manan, Chairman, Standing Committee on Parliamentary Affairs of National Assembly has assured to present a public bill of rent control act for Islamabad in the national assembly for its enactment into a law.
Mr Winnington spoke out after being called to give evidence at the House of Commons Public Bill Committee on the High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill.
The public bill for the heir to the throne fell from PS2.2million to PS1.15million in the past financial year.
Now we see the split in the Coalition you just wonder how many names Nick Clegg has got on his iPad for a kick upstairs, and millions more added to the public bill for keeping this lot watered and fed.
It is hoped that the number of road traffic accidents in Liverpool will be reduced by around 54 a year and that the new limit will cut around pounds 5.5m from the public bill, arising from the cost of accidents to the NHS and police.
The authority is encouraging residents to have their say after a recent invitation by the Public Bill Committee for people to submit their views on the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill.
Figures published by Mrs Ryder showed the pounds 100m project to compete the A55 expressway would rack up a public bill of pounds 474.26mby the end of its 28-year contract.
We're taking a party up to Glasgow for a public bill on February 17."
Step into the House of Commons, head for any Public Bill Committee where MPs scrutinise legislation line by line, and the chances are you'll hear the cut and thrust not of debate, but of letter knives opening constituency correspondence.