Formal Minutes

WEDNESDAY 12 DECEMBER 2007

Members present:

Sir Nicholas Winterton, in the Chair

Chris Bryant, Simon Hughes, Ms Harriet Harman, Mr George Howarth, Mrs Theresa May, Mr Adrian Sanders, Mr Richard Shepherd, Sir Peter Soulsby

Sir Nicholas Winterton took the Chair, in accordance with the Resolution of the Committee of 14 November 2007.

1. Scrutiny of the draft Queen's Speech

The Committee considered this matter.

2. Regional accountability

The Chairman resumed the Chair.

The Committee considered this matter.

3. The Committee's programme of work

The Committee considered this matter.

4. Connecting Parliament with the public

The Committee considered this matter.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 16 January at 9.30 a.m.