Formal Minutes

Wednesday 7th December 2005

Members present:

Mr Geoffrey Hoon, in the Chair

Liz Blackman, Ms Dawn Butler, Chris Grayling, Mr David Heath, Mr George Howarth, Mr Greg Knight, Mark Lazarowicz, Mr Richard Shepherd, Mr Andrew Stunell, Lynda Waltho, Sir Nicholas Winterton

1.  Connecting Parliament with the Public

The Committee considered this matter.

Agreed, That a Memorandum accepted as evidence be reported to the House.

2.  The Committee's programme of work

The Committee considered this matter.

Resolved, That the Committee visit Parliamentary Counsel.-( The Chairman.)

[Adjourned till Wednesday 11th January at half-past Nine o'clock.