Select Committee on Public Accounts Minutes of Proceedings Report


MONDAY 12 NOVEMBER 2001

Members present:

Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair


Mr Richard BaconMr David Rendel
Mr Ian DavidsonMr Gerry Steinberg
Mr Brian JenkinsJon Trickett

Sir John Bourn KCB, Comptroller and Auditor General, was further examined.

The Committee deliberated.

Lorraine Constable, Assistant Treasury Officer of Accounts, was further examined.

The Comptroller and Auditor General's Report on The Implementation of the National Probation Service Information Systems Strategy (HC 401) was considered.

Mr John Gieve CB, Permanent Secretary, Home Office; Mrs Eithne Wallis, National Director, National Probation Service for England and Wales; Mr Richard Crade, e-Business Director, and Mr Paul Sleightholme, i-Solutions Practice Manager, Integris; and Mr Christopher Smith, Policy Adviser, Home and Legal Team, HM Treasury, were examined (HC 357-i).

Draft Report (The Cancellation of the Benefits Payment Card Project), proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

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

Paragraphs 1 to 3 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 4 postponed.

Paragraphs 5 to 40 read and agreed to.

Postponed paragraph 4 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Third Report of the Committee to the House.

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.

The Committee further deliberated.

Jon Trickett declared a non-pecuniary interest in the matter of the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, having been Leader of Leeds City Council.

Draft Report (The Renegotiation of the PFI-type Deal for the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds), proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

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

Paragraphs 1 to 6 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 7 postponed.

Paragraph 8 to 57 read and agreed to.

Postponed paragraph 7 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Fourth Report of the Committee to the House.

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.

[Adjourned until Wednesday 14 November at Four o'clock.





 
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