Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Formal Minutes

Monday 14 November 2005

Members present:

Dr Phyllis Starkey, in the Chair

Sir Paul Beresford

Clive Betts

John Cummings

Mr Mark Lancaster

Anne Main

Mr Bill Olner

The Committee deliberated.

Agreed, that memoranda received to date as evidence by the Committee for the inquiry into the ODPM Annual Report and Accounts 2005 be reported to the House and placed on the Committee’s website.

Introductory hearing for new Permanent Secretary

Peter Housden, Permanent Secretary, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Monday 21November at twenty past Four o’clock.