Formal Minutes

Wednesday 9 November 2005

Members present:

Mr Jimmy Hood, in the Chair
Mr David S Borrow
Mr Michael Connarty
Rosie Cooper
Jim Dobbin
Michael Gove
Mr David Heathcoat-Amory
Angus Robertson
Mr Anthony Steen
Richard Younger-Ross

The Committee deliberated.

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 2.6 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 2.7 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 3.1 to 8.7 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 8.8 and 8.9 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 9.1 to 11.12 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 11.13 to 11.15 read, amended and agreed to.

- In the absence of the Chairman, Mr Michael Connarty was called to the Chair.

Paragraphs 12 to 14 read and agreed to.

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

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

The Committee further deliberated.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 16 November at 2.30 p.m.