Formal Minutes

Wednesday 9th May 2007

Members present:

Mr Jack Straw, in the Chair

Mr Paul Burstow, Ms Dawn Butler, Mr George Howarth, Mr Greg Knight, Mark Lazarowicz, Mrs Theresa May, Mr Adrian Sanders, Sir Peter Soulsby, Sir Nicholas Winterton, Mr Iain Wright

1. Oral evidence

Strengthening the role of the backbencher and making better use of non-legislative time: Malcolm Jack, Clerk of the House, and Douglas Millar, Clerk Assistant, House of Commons gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 23rd May at Three o'clock.