Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport First Report


PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE RELATING TO THE REPORT

THURSDAY 9 NOVEMBER 2000

Members present:

Mr Gerald Kaufman, in the Chair


Mr Ronnie FearnMr John Maxton
Mr Christopher Fraser Ms Claire Ward
Mrs Llin GoldingDerek Wyatt
Mr Alan Keen


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Ms Claire Ward declared a registered interest that her Christmas card competition for children last year had been supported by three local companies including G Tech who had donated £250. After bills had been paid there was a small surplus, which had been donated to a local charity.

The Operation of the National Lottery: Sir George Russell, Chairman, Mr Tim Holley, Chief Executive, and Ms Dianne Thompson, Chief Executive Designate, Camelot Group, were examined.

Ms Claire Ward declared a registered interest that her Christmas card competition for children last year had been supported by three local companies including G Tech who had donated £250. After bills had been paid there was a small surplus, which had been donated to a local charity.

Sir Richard Branson, Chairman, Mr John Jackson, Deputy Chairman, and Mr Simon Burridge, Chief Executive, the People's Lottery, were examined.

The Chairman declared that he had asked Virgin Atlantic to help the family of a severely disabled boy in his constituency to visit Florida and that Virgin Atlantic had helped in that way.

Ms Claire Ward declared a registered interest that her Christmas card competition for children last year had been supported by three local companies including G Tech who had donated £250. After bills had been paid there was a small surplus, which had been donated to a local charity.

[Adjourned till Thursday next at Ten o'clock.




  WEDNESDAY 7 MARCH 2001

Members present:

  Mr Gerald Kaufman, in the Chair


Mr Ronnie FearnMrs Diana Organ
Mrs Llin GoldingMs Claire Ward
Mr Alan KeenDerek Wyatt
Mr John Maxton


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  Draft Report (The Operation of the National Lottery), proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

  Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

  Paragraphs 1 to 25 read and agreed to.

  Paragraph 26 read, amended and agreed to.

  Paragraphs 27 to 30 read and agreed to.

  Paragraph 31 read, amended and agreed to.

  Paragraphs 32 to 42 read and agreed to.

  Paragraph 43 read, amended and agreed to.

  Paragraphs 44 to 46 read and agreed to.

  Paragraph 47 read, amended and agreed to.

  Paragraph 48 read and agreed to.

  Paragraph 49 read, amended and agreed to.

  Paragraphs 50 to 58 read and agreed to.

  Paragraph 59 read, amended and agreed to.

  Paragraphs 60 to 64 read and agreed to.

  Paragraph 65 and 66 read, amended and agreed to.

  Paragraphs 67 to 73 read and agreed to.

  Paragraph 74 read, amended and agreed to.

  Paragraphs 75 to 84 read and agreed to.

  Paragraph 85 read, amended and agreed to.

  Paragraphs 86 to 92 read and agreed to.

  Paragraph 93 read, amended and agreed to.

  Paragraphs 94 to 97 read and agreed to.

  Paragraph 98 read, amended and agreed to.

  Paragraphs 99 to 136 read and agreed to.

  Paragraph 137 and 138 read, amended and agreed to.

  Paragraphs 139 to 140 read and agreed to.

  Paragraphs 141 and 142 read, amended, combined and agreed to (now paragraph 141).

  Paragraphs 143 to 150 (now paragraphs 142 to 149) read and agreed to.

  Paragraph 151 (now paragraph 150) read, amended and agreed to.

  Paragraphs 152 and 153 (now paragraphs 151 and 152) read and agreed to.

  Paragraph 154 (now paragraph 153) read, amended and agreed to.

  Annex agreed to.

  Resolved, That the Report, as amended, be the First Report of the Committee to the House.—(The Chairman.)

  Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House.

  Ordered, That the provisions of Standing Order No. 134 (Select committees (reports)) be applied to the Report.

  Several papers were ordered to be appended to the Minutes of Evidence.

  Ordered, That the Appendices to the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee be reported to the House.—(The Chairman.)

  Several Memoranda were ordered to be reported to the House.

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[Adjourned till tomorrow at Ten o'clock.




 
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