Wednesday 29 October 2008

Members present:

Mrs Louise Ellman, in the Chair

Mr David Clelland

Mr Philip Hollobone Mr Eric Martlew

Mark Pritchard

1. Future Programme

The Committee considered this matter

2. National Audit Office - brief on Department for Transport performance

Written evidence from the National Audit Office (Performance Brief: A Summary of National Audit Office Reports on the Department for Transport 2007-08), relating to the Department for Transport Annual Report was ordered to be reported to the House for placing in the Library and parliamentary Archives.

Ordered, That the National Audit Office be authorised to publish their written evidence on the Department for Transport Annual Report 2008, in accordance with the provisions of Standing Order No. 135.

3. Departmental Annual Report

Rt Hon Geoff Hoon, Secretary of State and Mr Robert Devereux, Permanent Secretary, Department for Transport gave oral evidence

[Adjourned till 2.30pm on Wednesday 5 November.