Public bill committee

29.51A public bill committee is a select committee to which mainly technical and non-controversial government bills may be committed in order to save time on the floor of the House.1 The last public bill committee sat in 1994;2 they have been superseded by Grand Committees.


  1. 1. HL Deb (1987–88) 493, c 938.
  2. 2. Trade Marks Bill [Lords] 1993–94.