Formal Minutes

Tuesday 29 January

 Members present:

Mr Alan Beith, in the Chair

Jessica Morden
Julie Morgan
Dr Nick Palmer
Mr Andrew Tyrie
Dr Alan Whitehead

1. Devolution: A Decade On

At 4:15

Rt Hon Des Browne MP, Secretary of State for Scotland, and David Middleton, Head of Department, Scotland Office, gave oral evidence.

At 5:15

Julie Morgan declared that she was married to the First Minister of the Welsh Assembly Government.

Jessica Morden declared that she was the Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Rt Hon Paul Murphy MP, Secretary of State for Wales.

Rt Hon Paul Murphy MP, Secretary of State for Wales, and Alan Cogbill, Director, Wales Office, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 19 February at 4.00pm