Formal Minutes

Wednesday 16 November 2005

Members present:

Mr Michael Connarty
Jim Dobbin
Michael Gove
Nia Griffith
Mr David Hamilton
Mr David Heathcoat-Amory
Angus Robertson
Mr Anthony Steen

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

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 1.13 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 1.14 and 1.15 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 2.1 to 6.12 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 6.13 and 6.14 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 6.15 to 9.9 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 9.10 to 9.11 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 10.1 to 13.6 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 13.7 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 14.1 to 25 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report, as amended, be the Tenth 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 23 November at 2.30 p.m.