Formal Minutes

WEDNESDAY 30 APRIL 2008

Members present:

Ms Harriet Harman, in the Chair

Chris Bryant, John Hemming, Mr George Howarth, Simon Hughes, Mr Greg Knight, Sir Peter Soulsby

1. Recall and Dissolution (publication of written evidence)

Written evidence received in connection with the inquiry on Recall and Dissolution was ordered to be reported to the House for publication:

M1 from K.D. Grimshaw

M28 from Sir Patrick Cormack MP

M32 from the Hansard Society

M46 from the Clerk of the House of Commons

M58 from the Leader of the House of Commons

2. Debating departmental objectives and annual reports

The Committee considered this matter.

(The Minutes of Proceedings relating to the consideration of the Report are published in the Second Report from the Committee, HC 530 (2007-08) p.19)

3. Regional Accountability

The Committee considered this matter.

4. Future Programme

The Committee considered this matter.

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