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House of Commons Commission Act 2015

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7.This is a relatively short Act containing two measures. Section 1 changes the membership of the Commission to add five new members: one extra Member of Parliament and four people who are not MPs.

8.Section 2 alters the Commission’s functions in order to give it explicit statutory responsibility for setting the strategic priorities and objectives for services provided by the House Departments.

9.The Schedule makes further, consequential changes to the membership and procedure of the Commission, including setting requirements for the appointment of external members.

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