Decisions

Monday 27 February 2006

Present:

The Leader of the House, Mr Geoffrey Hoon, in the Chair
Sir Stuart Bell
Nick Harvey
Mr David Maclean
Mrs Theresa May

1.  FREEDOM OF INFORMATION: DECISIONS

The Committee gave its guidance on handling of the two Decisions of 22 February.

2.  ADDITIONAL COSTS ALLOWANCE

The Committee endorsed changes to the Green Book section relating to rules on the Additional Costs Allowance.

3.  REVISION OF MEMBERS’ IT EQUIPMENT ALLOCATION

The Committee agreed a scheme providing gradually for greater flexibility in the standard allocation of IT equipment for Members, allowing for substitution of up to two laptops for two desktop PCs.

4.  CONCORDANCE OF RESOLUTIONS

The Committee agreed to report the annual Concordance of Members allowances Resolutions to the House.