Thursday 30 April 2009
Sir Stuart Bell (in the Chair)
Mr Clive Betts
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Ms Mary Creagh
Mr Frank Doran
Sir Alan Haselhurst
Mr Robert Key
Mr John Spellar
1. PENSION ARRANGEMENTS FOR COLLECTIVELY-EMPLOYED STAFF
The Committee agreed that staff of the Parliamentary Research Unit (PRU) should be allowed to participate in the Portcullis pension scheme, the death in service scheme and childcare vouchers provided that the PRU paid the costs involved and complied with the rules of these schemes, subject to any decisions made by the House about the employment arrangements of Members' staff.
2. OFFSITE CONSOLIDATION CENTRE
The Committee received a presentation on the proposed Offsite Consolidation Centre.
3. TERMLY REPORT ON WORKS SPENDING
The Committee took note of the paper.
4. COMMERCIAL EXPLOITATION OF WORKS OF ART
The Committee took note of the letter from the Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Works of Art.
[Adjourned till Thursday 21 May 2009 at 9.50 am.