COMMONS

20 November 2013 – Decisions

Wednesday 20 November 2013
at 2.00 pm
in Committee Room 13


Members present:

John Thurso (in the Chair)
Sir Paul Beresford
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Sir Alan Haselhurst
George Howarth
Lindsay Hoyle
Sir Greg Knight
Iain Wright

1. Matters arising from the informal note

The Committee noted that there would be a debate in the Chamber the following day on its Report, House of Commons Financial Plan 2014/15–2017/18, including draft Estimates for 2014/15.

2. Estates matters

The Committee took note of the papers.

3. Termly report of Security

The Committee took note of the papers.

4. Financial monitoring: 2nd Quarter outturn

The Committee took note of the paper and agreed that it would recommend to the Members Estimate Committee that a Supplementary Estimate was sought to increase the resource element of 2013/14 Members Estimate by £5.5 million.

5. Administration Committee's report, First weeks at Westminster: Induction arrangements for new MPs in 2015

The Committee took note of the draft response to the Administration Committee’s Report.

6. Employment contracts

The Committee agreed its advice to the Commission.

7. Meeting dates for 2014

The following dates were agreed for meetings in 2014 (all at 2.00 pm):

15 January
5 February
5 March
2 April
14 May
11 June
9 July
3 September
22 October
19 November
10 December

8. Date and time of next meeting

Wednesday 11 December at 2.00 pm.