Formal Minutes

Wednesday 4 February 2009

Members present:

Michael Connarty, in the Chair
Mr Adrian Bailey
Mr William Cash
Mr James Clappison
Ms Katy Clark
Jim Dobbin
Mr Greg Hands
Mr David Heathcoat-Amory
Keith Hill
Kelvin Hopkins
Angus Robertson
Richard Younger-Ross

1. General Scrutiny

Caroline Flint MP, Minister for Europe, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, gave oral evidence.

2. 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 1.9 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 2, Headnote read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 2.1 to 2.12 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 2.13 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraph 3.1 to 16 read and agreed to.

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

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

[Adjourned till Wednesday 11 February at 2.30pm