Formal Minutes

Wednesday 15th December 2004

Members present:

Mr Peter Hain, in the Chair

Ann Coffey, Barbara Follett, Mr Oliver Heald, Mr David Kidney, Martin Linton, Mr Patrick McLoughlin, Mr Peter Pike, Joan Ruddock, Mr Martin Salter,Mr Andrew Stunell, Mr Paul TylerSir Nicholas Winterton

The Committee deliberated.

Draft report [Sitting Hours], proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

 (The Minutes of Proceedings relating to the consideration of the Report are published in the First Report from the Select Committee on Modernisation of the House of Commons, Sitting Hours, HC 88 (2004-05), p. 25.)

[Adjourned till Wednesday 12th January at half-past Nine o'clock.