Select Committee on Public Accounts Minutes of Proceedings Report


WEDNESDAY 6 FEBRUARY 2002

  Members present:

  Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair


  
Mr Richard BaconMr David Rendel
Mr Barry GardinerMr Gerry Steinberg
Mr Nick GibbMr Alan Williams
Mr George Osborne

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

The Committee deliberated.

Mr Glenn Hull, Second Treasury Officer of Accounts, was further examined.

The Comptroller and Auditor General's Report on NHS Direct in England (HC 505) was considered.

Mr Nigel Crisp, Permanent Secretary, Department of Health, was further examined; Mr Paul Jenkins, National Project Manager, NHS Direct, Department of Health, was examined; and Mr James Robertson, Account Director, National Audit Office, was examined (HC 610-i).

Mr David Rendel declared a non-pecuniary interest in that his wife is a General Practitioner.

The witnesses withdrew.

The Committee further deliberated.

Draft Report (Ship Surveys and Inspections), 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 47 read and agreed to.

Postponed paragraph 4 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Nineteenth 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.

Another draft Report (Educating and Training the Future Health Professional Workforce for England), proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

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

Paragraphs 1 to 5 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 6 postponed.

Paragraphs 7 to 36 read and agreed to.

Postponed paragraph 6 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Twentieth 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 Monday 11 February at half past Four o'clock.





 
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