Formal Minutes

Wednesday 1 July 2009

Members present:

Michael Connarty, in the Chair
Mr Adrian Bailey
Mr David S Borrow
Jim Dobbin
Keith Hill
Kelvin Hopkins
Mr Anthony Steen

1. Scrutiny of Documents

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 11.15 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 12 read, amended, and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report, as amended, be the Twenty-fourth Report of the Committee to the House.

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

2. Ship-source pollution Directive and first reading agreements

Lord Bach, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Thursday 2 July at 10.20am