Decisions

Monday 12 December 2005

Present:

The Speaker, in the Chair
Sir Stuart Bell
Mr Christopher Grayling
Mr Nick Harvey
Mr Geoffrey Hoon
Mr David Maclean

1.  TRAVEL ENTITLEMENTS: OLDER CHILDREN AT SCHOOL

The Committee agreed that travel entitlements for the children of Members under the age of 18 should be extended to cover children over 18 still in full-time secondary education until the end of the academic year on which their 18th birthday falls.

2.  TRAVEL ENTITLEMENTS: CIVIL PARTNERS

The Committee agreed that travel entitlements for the spouse of a Member should be extended to cover registered civil partners within the meaning of the Civil Partnership Act 2004.