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South Tangerang

South Tangerang is a city in the province of Banten, Indonesia. Located 30 km on the southwestern border of Jakarta, the city forms part of the Greater Jakarta metropolitan area, it was administratively separated from Tangerang Regency on 29 October 2008. According to the 2010 Census, its population was 1,290,322 and at the Intermediate 2015 Census this had risen to 1,538,970, while the latest official estimate in mid 2019 is 1,755,112; the total area is 147.19 km². The municipality of South Tangerang is divided into seven districts, tabulated below with their 2010 Census populations; the centre of South Tangerang is the Ciputat district. The districts are sub-divided into five villages; the district with the highest number of kelurahan or desa is Pondok Aren. The municipality of South Tangerang is an autonomous city established in 26 November 2008, based on Banten province's constitution; this establishment was a division out of the Tangerang Regency, to support the better development of government service, construction project, community service, to utilize the natural potential so that a greater public welfare could be achieved.

The city is served by land transportation. Buses and taxis are the main methods of transportation available; the public transportation goes to Jakarta since many of the residents of South Tangerang commute to Jakarta on a daily basis. There are feeder buses for TransJakarta; the feeder buses goes from Bumi Serpong Bintaro Jaya to downtown Jakarta in Senayan. The city is served by KRL Jabotabek for those commuters who work in Jakarta, by intercity service from PT Kereta Api Indonesia. KRL Jabotabek is operated by subsidiary of PT Kereta Api Indonesia for the commuter line in Greater Jakarta metropolitan area. There are two toll roads servicing the city, namely Jakarta–Serpong Toll Road and Jakarta–Tangerang Toll Road. There are several toll roads under planning; the plans are for a Serpong-Balaraja Toll Road which will continue the Jakarta-Serpong toll road, Jakarta Outer Ring Road 2 which will be connecting the city to Soekarno–Hatta International Airport in the near future. Pondok Cabe Airport –, used for military and civilian services – is the only airport located within the city boundaries.

It is owned by the national oil company. The airport is used for the maintenance base for Pelita Air Service owned by PT Pertamina. Cycle rickshaws are still available in some areas in the city. Becak is the only method of transportation forbidden to operate in Jakarta as its slow speed has led to congestion in the traffic of Jakarta. However, since South Tangerang is located on the outskirts of Jakarta, it is allowed in the city. On October 10, 2013, a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by PT Petras Indonesia and PT Banten Global Development to make a join venture PT Banten Monorel to build Serpong to Soekarno–Hatta International Airport monorail with more than 35 kilometers length, predicted Rp12,000 billion cost and ground breaking is planned to be done on August 17, 2014. In April 2015, Corridor-2 of Trans Anggrek Circle Line, similar to TransJakarta has been launched to serve public from Pondok Cabe Terminal to Rawa Buntu Station of KRL Jabodetabek. It's free until end of 2015, but only operate between 06:00-09:00, 11:00-14:00 and 16:00-18:00 with notation time of serve will be added as needed.

The other seven corridors will be applied gradually. Education in South Tangerang is just as the same as the other part of Indonesia, from elementary until senior high. Here are the list of schools and universities in South Tangerang: Jakarta Japanese School, Global Jaya School, German International School Jakarta Sinarmas World Academy British School Jakarta Jakarta Nanyang School BINUS Serpong, Cambridge International School Khalifa IMS Bintaro,Cambridge International School IPEKA BSD Christian School Santa Ursula BSD BPK Penabur Gading Serpong Santa Laurensia School BPK Penabur Bintaro Jaya SMA Tarakanita Gading Serpong SMA Plus Pembangunan Jaya SMA Efata Serpong SMA Candle Tree SMA Islam Cikal Harapan BSD SMA Islam Sinar Cendekia SMA Stella Maris BSD SMA Islam Al Azhar BSD PAHOA Gading Serpong Saint John Catholic School BSD Sekolah Athalia SMA AlMubarak SMK Bintang Nusantara Universitas Terbuka UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Sekolah Tinggi Akutansi Negara Geophysics and Meteorology Academy Swiss German University Pamulang University Muhammadiyah Jakarta University Surya University in Gading Serpong Indonesian Institute of Technology Prasetiya Mulya Business School Multimedia Nusantara University Bina Nusantara University International University Liaison Indonesia Universitas Pembangunan Jaya South Tangerang is twinned with: Tangerang Tangerang Regency Official website Tangsel Official websiteLinggo Mandiri Technik Tangsel Official website

Legislative Grand Committee

The Legislative Grand Committees are committees of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, established in 2015. There are three Legislative Grand Committees: Legislative Grand Committee for England, made up of all 533 English MPs Legislative Grand Committee for England and Wales, made up of all 573 MPs elected from constituencies in England and in Wales Legislative Grand Committee for England and Northern Ireland, made up of all 591 MPs elected from constituencies in England and Northern Ireland. A grand committee for Scotland, the Scottish Grand Committee, was established in 1907 to consider issues and legislation exclusive to Scotland. Grand committees for Wales and Northern Ireland were subsequently established to consider issues relating to those nations. No grand committee was established for England; this committee had 13 members. Regional select committees and grand committees existed for the English Regions between 2008 and 2010. Standing orders to establish a Legislative Grand Committee were approved by the House of Commons in October 2015 as part of efforts to address the so-called West Lothian Question, an anomaly whereby MPs representing seats in Scotland and Northern Ireland can vote on issues and legislation which only affect people in England.

The idea of establishing a grand committee for England was suggested by Conservative MP Sir Malcolm Rifkind in 2007 as part of his "East Lothian Answer" to the West Lothian Question. This was echoed by the report of the McKay Commission established by the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government, published in 2013; the Legislative Grand Committees were established in 2015 to facilitate the Conservative Government's policy of ensuring that legislation that only applies in England can only be enacted with the consent of MPs representing constituencies in England. This system has been dubbed "English votes for English laws"; the Speaker judges which parts of a bill relate to England and Wales. When a bill is deemed to apply to "England-only in its entirety", an England-only committee stage will consider the bill. Membership of this committee will reflect the number of MPs. Where sections of legislation relate only to England, to England and Wales or to England and Northern Ireland, agreement of a legislative grand committee all of English MPs, or as the case may be, all English and Welsh or English and Northern Irish MPs, is required.

All MPs would be able to vote on the bill's Third Reading, but a double majority of all MPs and English MPs would be required for the bill to be passed. The first bill, scrutinised by the Committees was the Housing and Planning Act 2016, which had its second reading on 2 November 2015. Between October 2015 and December 2016, the committees met 15 times. Seven times in the England only configuration, seven times in the England and Wales configuration and once in the England and Northern Ireland configuration; the total time accumulated by sittings of the committees during that period was one hour and twenty three minutes. List of committees of the Parliament of the United Kingdom Governance of England Devolved English parliament Legislative Grand Committees English votes for English laws: House of Commons bill procedure