WEDNESDAY 24 OCTOBER 2001
Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair
|Mr Richard Bacon||Mr David Rendel
|Mr Barry Gardiner||Mr Gerry Steinberg
|Mr Brian Jenkins||Jon Trickett
|Mr George Osborne||Mr Alan Williams
Mr Tim Burr, Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General, was examined.
The Committee deliberated.
Mr Brian Glicksman, Treasury Officer of Accounts was further examined.
The Comptroller and Auditor General's Report on Purchasing Professional
Services (HC 400) was considered.
Mr Peter Gershon CBE, Chief Executive, and Mr Hugh Barrett, Executive
Director, Supplier Relations and e-Commerce, Office of Government
Commerce, were examined; Mr Michael Whitehouse, Director, National
Audit Office, was examined (HC 309-i).
Mr Richard Bacon declared a former non-pecuniary interest as a
Director of the Management Consultancies Association.
The witnesses were further examined.
[Adjourned until Wednesday 31 October at Four o'clock