Decisions 14 February 2011

Monday 14 February 2011 at 5pm in Speaker’s House

Present:

The Speaker, in the Chair
Rt Hon Hilary Benn
Sir Paul Beresford
Frank Doran
John Thurso
Sir George Young (Leader of the House)

1.  ACCOMMODATION PROGRAMME

The Commission took note of the paper.

2.  FORM OF THE ADMINISTRATION ESTIMATE

The Commission agreed that it would from 2011/12 onwards classify all expenditure in the Administration Estimate as DEL (Departmental Expenditure Limit).  It took note of the situation as regards Treasury powers of direction contained in the current draft Appropriation Bill.

3.  DATE OF NEXT MEETING

The next meeting of the Commission/MEC will take place on Thursday 17 March at 1pm in Room U, Portcullis House.