Formal Minutes

Wednesday 1 March 2006

Members present:

Mr Jimmy Hood, in the Chair
Mr David S Borrow
Mr William Cash
Michael Connarty
Jim Dobbin
Mr David Hamilton
Mr Lindsay Hoyle
Angus Robertson
Mr Anthony Steen

The Committee deliberated.

Draft Report, proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1.1 to 1.4 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 1.5 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 2.1 to 2.6 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 2.7 and 2.8 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 3.1 to 18 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report, as amended, be the Twentieth Report of the Committee to the House.

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

The Committee further deliberated.

[Adjourned till Wednesday  8 March at 2.30 p.m.