Formal Minutes

Wednesday 23 April 2008

Members present:

Michael Connarty, in the Chair
Mr Adrian Bailey
Mr David S Borrow
Mr James Clappison
Ms Katy Clark
Jim Dobbin
Mr Greg Hands
Keith Hill
Kelvin Hopkins
Mr Bob Laxton
Angus Robertson
Mr Anthony Steen

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 5.14 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 5.15 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 5.16 to 14 read and agreed to.

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

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

[Adjourned till Wednesday 30 April at 2.30 p.m.