Decisions 16 January 2013

Wednesday 16 January 2013 at 2pm in Committee Room 13

Members present:

John Thurso (in the Chair)
Clive Betts
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Robert Flello
Sir Alan Haselhurst
Lindsay Hoyle
Iain Wright

1. Matters arising from the informal note

The Chair noted that Shailesh Vara had been discharged from the Committee and Greg Knight added.

2. Estimates Programme

The Committee took note of the paper and agreed its advice to the Commission.

3. Palace Restoration and Renewal

The Committee took note of the paper.

4. Supplementary Estimate and vote on account

The Committee agreed to recommend to the Commission a Supplementary Estimate that reduced the resource Estimate for 2012/13 by £7.5 million and the capital Estimate by £8.5 million.

5. FOI request: Termly reports on Estates

The Committee noted that the s34 exemption would be claimed in connection with a recent request.  It agreed to consider at a future meeting whether it should change its approach to the publication of its papers.

6. Date and time of next meeting

Wednesday 6 February at 2.00pm.