COMMONS

2 April 2014 – Decisions

Wednesday 2 April
at 2.00 pm
in Committee Room 13

Members Present:

John Thurso (Chair)
Clive Betts
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Sir Alan Haselhurst
George Howarth
Sir Greg Knight

1. Matters arising from the informal note

The Committee congratulated the Director of Finance and the Savings Programme Team on the successful conclusion of the Programme.

2. Annual Report of the Advisory Committee on Works of Art

The Committee took note of the report and agreed that it should be published on the Parliament website once formally agreed by the Works of Art Committee.

3. Termly report on Security and 2013/14 Parliamentary Security Review

The Committee took note.

4. Postage

The Committee agreed to advise the Members Estimate Committee to increase the annual allowance for Members’ stationery and pre-paid envelopes to £9,000 to offset the increases in postage rates that came into effect on 31 March.

5. NATO PA mini-conference

The Committee approved the proposal from the UK Delegation to the NATO PA that the UK host a Conference in Westminster in August 2014.

6. Date and time of next meeting

Wednesday 14 May at 2.00 pm.