Decisions 17 July 2006

Monday 17 July 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. ACCOUNTING OFFICER

The Commission welcomed Dr Malcolm Jack as Clerk of the House and Chief Executive from 1 October 2006, and appointed him as Accounting Officer from that date under s3(2) of the House of Commons (Administration) Act 1978.

2. WORKS OF ART

The Commission agreed to make available if necessary an additional £25,000 to the Works of Art Committee acquisition budget for 2006/07.

3. ACCESS CONTROL PROJECT

The Commission endorsed the proposed way forward on the Access Control Project and authorised the release of the funds required.