Formal Minutes

Tuesday 28th March 2006

Members present:

Mr Greg Knight, in the Chair

Mr David Anderson, Mr Christopher Chope, Mr David Gauke, Mr Eric Illsley, Rosemary McKenna, Sir Robert Smith

1. The Committee's programme of work

Resolved, That the Commitee visit the Scottish Parliament in connection with its inquiry into Public Petitions.

2. Oral evidence

Early Day Motions: Norman Baker, Rt Hon Douglas Hogg, and Mr David Kidney, Members of the House, gave oral evidence.

3. The Committee's programme of work

The Committee considered this matter.

[Adjourned till a date and time to be fixed by the Chairman..