Formal Minutes

Environmental Audit Committee
Formal Minutes

of the meeting on

Tuesday 5 April 2005

Members present:

Mr Peter Ainsworth, in the Chair
Mr Colin Challen
Sue Doughty
Mr Paul Flynn
Mr Mark Francois
Mr John McWilliam
Mr Malcolm Savidge
Joan Walley

The Committee deliberated

Draft Report (Pre-Budget 2004 and Budget 2005: Tax, Appraisal, and the Environment), proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the Chairman's draft Report be read second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1 to 112 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Seventh Report of the Committee to the House.

Several papers were ordered to be appended to the Minutes of Evidence.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House.

The Committee further deliberated.

[Adjourned to a day and time to be fixed by the Chairman.