MONDAY 11 FEBRUARY 2002
Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair
|Mr Richard Bacon||Mr George Osborne
|Mr Ian Davidson||Mr David Rendel
|Geraint Davies||Mr Gerry Steinberg
|Mr Brian Jenkins||Mr Alan Williams
Mr Tim Burr, Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General, was further
The Committee deliberated (Confidentiality of the Committee's
Lorraine Constable, Assistant Treasury Officer of Accounts, was
The Comptroller and Auditor General's Report on Reducing Prisoner
Reoffending (HC 548) was considered.
Mr Martin Narey, Director General, and Mr Nigel Newcomen, Head
of Sentence Management Group, HM Prison Service, were examined
The witnesses withdrew.
The Committee further deliberated.
Draft Report (Better Value for Money from Professional Services),
proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.
Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph
Paragraphs 1 and 2 read and agreed to.
Paragraph 3 postponed.
Paragraphs 4 to 33 read and agreed to.
Postponed paragraph 3 read and agreed to.
Resolved, That the Report be the Twenty-first 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 13 February at Four o'clock.