Formal Minutes

Tuesday 22 July 2008

Members present:

Michael Connarty, in the Chair
Mr Greg Hands
Mr David Heathcoat-Amory
Keith Hill
Lindsay Hoyle
Mr Bob Laxton

1. Private Deliberative Session

2. The Committee met in public for the 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 12 read and agreed to.

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

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

3. Fortieth Conference of Community and European Affairs Committees of the European Union

Resolved, That the Chairman, Jim Dobbin and Kelvin Hopkins have leave to visit Paris in November to attend the Fortieth Conference of Community and European Affairs Committees of the European Union.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 10 September at 2.30 p.m.