Formal Minutes

Wednesday 14 December 2005

Members present:

Mr Michael Connarty
Nia Griffith
Mr David Hamilton
Angus Robertson
Mr Anthony Steen
Mr Richard Younger-Ross

In the absence of the Chairman, Mr Michael Connarty was called to the Chair.

The Committee deliberated.

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 1.6 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 1.7 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 2.1 to 18 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report, as amended, be the Thirteenth 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 11 January at 2.30 p.m.