Formal Minutes

Wednesday 28th February 2007

Members present:

Mr Jack Straw, in the Chair

Mr Paul Burstow, Ms Dawn Butler, Ann Coffey, Mr Greg Knight, Mark Lazarowicz, Mrs Theresa May, Mr Adrian Sanders, Sir Peter Soulsby, Sir Nicholas Winterton, Mr Iain Wright

1. Oral evidence

Strengthening the role of the backbencher and making better use of non-legislative time: Peter Riddell, The Times, Nick Robinson, BBC News, and Michael White, The Guardian gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 14th March at half-past Nine o'clock