Formal Minutes

Wednesday 10 June 2009

Members present:

Michael Connarty, in the Chair
Mr David S Borrow
Mr William Cash
Mr James Clappison
Jim Dobbin
Mr Greg Hands
Mr David Heathcoat-Amory
Keith Hill
Kelvin Hopkins
Mr Lindsay Hoyle
Mr Bob Laxton
Mr Anthony Steen
Richard Younger-Ross

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 1.13 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 1.14 to 1.17 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 2.1 to 16.7 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 17 read.

Amendment proposed in line 33, to leave out the words "Commission Communication promoting good governance in tax matters" €” ( Mr William Cash)

Question put, That the Amendment be made.

The Committee divided.

Ayes, 6

Noes, 4

Mr William Cash

Mr David S Borrow

Mr James Clappison

Jim Dobbin

Mr Greg Hands

Mr Keith Hill

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

Mr Bob Laxton

Kelvin Hopkins

Richard Younger-Ross

Resolved, That the Report, be the Twenty-first Report of the Committee to the House.

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

[Adjourned till Wednesday 17 June at 2.30pm