Formal Minutes

Wednesday 2 February 2005

Members present:

Mr Jimmy Hood, in the Chair
Mr Michael Connarty
Mr Wayne David
Jim Dobbin
Nick Harvey
Mr David Heathcoat-Amory
Sandra Osborne
Angus Robertson
John Robertson
Mr Anthony Steen
Mr Bill Tynan

The Committee deliberated.

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

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

Paragraphs 1.1 to 13 read and agreed to.

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

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

Ordered, That the Chairman do report memoranda to the House.

The Committee further deliberated.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 8 February at 4.05pm.