COMMONS

Liaison Committee (Commons)

Welcome to the Liaison Committee

The Committee is appointed to consider general matters relating to the work of select committees; to advise the House of Commons Commission on select committees; to choose select committee reports for debate in the House and, by a decision of the House on 14 May 2002, to hear evidence from the Prime Minister on matters of public policy.

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Date Business
06 March 2012
4:00 pm
Subject: Evidence from the Prime Minister
Witness(es): Rt Hon David Cameron MP
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House

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