Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Formal Minutes

Tuesday 23 May 2006

Members present:

Dr Phyllis Starkey, in the Chair

Mr Clive Betts

Lyn Brown

John Cummings

Martin Horwood

Mr Bill Olner

Alison Seabeck

Committee study-day

Resolved, That the Committee undertake a study-day on 9 November at the Cumberland Lodge, Great Windsor Park.

Affordability and the Supply of Housing

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

[The draft Report was agreed to; the formal minutes relating to the consideration of the Report will be published in the Third Report of the Committee, HC 703-I].

The Fire and Rescue Service

The Committee deferred the informal consideration of the Chair’s draft Report on the Fire and Rescue Service until Monday 5 June.

 [Adjourned till Monday 5 June at twenty past Four o’clock.