Formal Minutes

Wednesday 11 October 2006

Members present:

Mr Jimmy Hood, in the Chair
Mr Richard Bacon
Mr David S Borrow
Mr William Cash
Katy Clark
Mr Michael Connarty
Mr Wayne David
Jim Dobbin
Nia Griffith
David Hamilton
Mr Lindsay Hoyle
Mr Anthony Steen

The Committee deliberated.

Resolved, That the Committee do visit Germany in December 2005. €” (The Chairman.)

Ordered, That the Chairman do seek the approval of the Liaison Committee for expenditure in connection with the said visit.

Ordered, That the Chairman accompanied by two members and the Clerk do visit Helsinki on 20-21 November to attend a meeting of the Conference of Community and European Affairs Committees of Parliaments of the European Union (COSAC) in a representative capacity. €” (The Chairman.)

Draft Report, proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

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

Paragraphs 1.1 to 7.13 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 7.14 to 7.17 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 8.1 to 64 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report , as amended, be the Thirty-Seventh Report of the Committee to the House.

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

The Committee further deliberated.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 18 October at 2.30 p.m..