Northern Ireland Affairs Committee: Formal Minutes

Formal Minutes No.3

Wednesday 19 October 2005

Members present:

Sir Patrick Cormack (Chairman)

Mr David Anderson
Rosie Cooper
Mr Christopher Fraser
Mr Stephen Hepburn
Lady Hermon
Meg Hillier
Dr Alasdair McDonnell
Mr Stephen Pound
Sammy Wilson

1. Report on Committee’s visit to Belfast

The Chairman reported on the visit to Belfast of  Sunday 16th - Tuesday 18th October 2005.

2. Consideration of future programme

The Committee considered the matter of its future work programme and visits.

Resolved, That the Committee take evidence on the Education System in Northern Ireland  and the Review of Local Government in Northern Ireland .

3. Unofficial rapporteurs

Resolved, That during future visits to Northern Ireland individual Members of the Committee should have the opportunity to hold meetings in pursuit of their own particular areas of interest.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 26 October at Three o’clock.