Formal Minutes

Wednesday 15 December 2004

Members present:

Mr Barry Sheerman, in the Chair
Valerie Davey
Paul Holmes
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr Andrew Turner

The Committee deliberated.

Draft Report, (Public Expenditure on Education and Skills), proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the Chairman’s draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1 to 73 read and agreed to.

Summary agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the First Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House.

Ordered, That the provisions of Standing Order No. 134 (Select committees (reports)) be applied to the Report.

Several papers were ordered to be appended to the Minutes of Evidence.

Ordered, That the Appendices to the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee be reported to the House.

The Committee further deliberated.

[Adjourned till Monday 20 December at 3.30pm