Decisions 15 May 2006

Monday 15 May 2006 at 5pm in Speaker's House

Present:

The Speaker, in the Chair
Sir Stuart Bell
Nick Harvey
Leader of the House
Mr David Maclean
Mrs Theresa May

1. RESPONSE TO ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE REPORT ON REFRESHMENT DEPARTMENT SERVICES

The Commission agreed to the response from the Board of Management to the Administration Committee€™s Second Report on Refreshment Department Services and agreed to send it to the Committee, together with the related responses from Mr Speaker.

2. SELECT COMMITTEE TRAVEL: END-YEAR FLEXIBILITY

The Commission agreed to a revised cash budget for select committee travel delegated to the Liaison Committee for 2006/07, and confirmed the validity of the existing baseline budget for the remaining years of the Parliament.

3. NATO PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY HOSTING NOVEMBER 2009

The Commission endorsed the proposed formal offer from the UK delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly to host the November 2009 NATO Parliamentary Assembly Annual Session, and invited the Finance and Services Committee to keep a watching brief on the Commission€™s behalf.