select committee


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select committee

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Britain) a small committee composed of members of parliament, set up by either House of Parliament to investigate and report back on a specified matter of interest
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Noun1.select committee - a parliamentary committee appointed for some special purpose
commission, committee - a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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We had a meeting that evening of the Select Committee of the Mothers'-Small-Clothes-Conversion-Society.
Later that day they will also have meetings with, amongst others, parliamentarians on Gibraltars Brexit Select Committee, the Chamber of Commerce, the Federation of Small Businesses and the CrossFrontier Group.
The select committee was scheduled to meet on a single agenda 'To consider Islamabad Restriction on Employment of Children Bill, 2017'.
The select committee was scheduled to meet on a single agenda "To consider Islamabad Restriction on Employment of Children Bill, 2017".
Nicky Morgan, left, chair of the Treasury Select Committee, said: "The FCA have completely lost control of the publication process.
The select committee was scheduled to meet on a single agenda: 'To consider Islamabad Restriction on Employment of Children Bill, 2017.
Callaghan expresses his disagreement with the "ambitious programme of work" of the Select Committee and especially the intention of its members to quiz him "about events during the Cyprus crisis of 1974 including 'what Mr Ecevit had said to the Secretary of State about giving the Turks a free run'.
New Delhi [India], June 26 ( ANI ): The Select Committee of Rajya Sabha will submit its report on National Commission for Backward Classes in first week of Monsoon session of Parliament.
Mr Vaz said: "It is in the best interest of the Home Affairs Select Committee that its important work can be conducted without any distractions whatsoever.
Besides the Congress, parties like CPI- M, CPI, SP, BSP, DMK, JD - U, Trinamool Congress and RJD want the Bill to be referred to the select committee.
Coun Adrian Hardman, leader of Worcestershire County Council, said: "We are delighted that the House of Commons Health Select Committee chose to visit Worcestershire.