Formal Minutes

Wednesday 12 October 2002

Members present:

Mr Jimmy Hood, in the Chair
Mr David S Borrow
Mr William Cash
Mr Michael Connarty
Jim Dobbin
Nia Griffith
Mr David Heathcoat-Amory
Mr Lindsay Hoyle
Angus Robertson

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 1.8 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 1.9 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 1.10 to 17.5 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 17.6 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 17.7 to 37.8 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 37.9 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 37.10 to 46 read and agreed to.

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

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

Draft Special Report, proposed by the Chairman, brought up, read the first and second time, and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the First Special Report of the Committee to the House.

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

Ordered, That the Government response to the Fourteenth Report from the Committee, Session 2004-05, be appended to the Report.

The Committee further deliberated

[Adjourned till  tomorrow 11.20 a.m.