Proceedings of committee not known until reported

28.120The House is not formally aware of the detailed proceedings of any committee until the bill has been reported; and attempts to refer in the House to proceedings on a bill during its consideration in committee are consequently irregular.1


  1. 1. However, on one occasion the Speaker allowed a Minister to correct an erroneous statement in committee by means of a statement in the House, HC Deb (1992–93) 219, c 28.