PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE
TUESDAY 23rd JULY 2002
Andrew Bennett, in the Chair
|Sir Paul Beresford
||Dr John Pugh|
|Mr Clive Betts||Christine Russell
|Mr John Cummings||Gary Streeter
|Mr Chris Mole|
Members disclosed their interests, pursuant to the resolution
of the House of 13 July 1992.
Resolved, That Mr Andrew Bennett do take the Chair of the
Committee until the end of the present Parliament.
Mr Andrew Bennett accordingly took the Chair.
The Committee deliberated.
Ordered, That Strangers be admitted during the examination
of witnesses unless the Committee otherwise orders. - (The
Ordered, That those who submit Memoranda to the Committee have
leave to publish them, in accordance with the provisions of Standing
Order No. 135 (1), except in cases of particular sensitivity,
where the Clerk is authorised to refer the matter to the Committee
for decision. - (The Chairman)
Ordered, That the Sub-Committee on Urban Affairs be appointed.
- (The Chairman)
Ordered, That all of the Members of the Committee be Members
of the Sub-committee. - (The Chairman)
The Committee further deliberated.
Resolved, That the Committee inquire into (1) Affordable
Housing, (2) The Departmental Annual Report and Estimates 2002,
(3) Sustainable Housing and (4) Planning and Business Competitiveness.
- (The Chairman)
Resolved, That the Sub-committee do inquire into the Effectiveness
of Government Regeneration Initiatives. - (The Chairman)
Resolved, That the Committee issue a press release announcing
the membership of the Committee and Sub-Committee. - (The Chairman)
Ordered, That Mr Brendan Nevin and Mr Ian Cole be appointed
Specialist Advisers to assist the Committee in its inquiry into
the Effectiveness of Government Regeneration Initiatives.(The
Ordered, That Mr Martin Crookston, Mr Kelvin McDonald and
Mrs Christine Whitehead be appointed Specialist Advisers to assist
the Committee in its inquiry into Affordable Housing.(The
[Adjourned till Tuesday 15th October at a quarter to Ten