Select Committee on Public Accounts Minutes of Proceedings Report


WEDNESDAY 24 APRIL 2002

  Members present:

  Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair


  
Mr Richard BaconMr George Osborne
Geraint DaviesMr David Rendel
Mr Barry GardinerMr Gerry Steinberg
Mr Nick GibbJon Trickett
Mr Brian Jenkins

Mr Tim Burr, Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General, was further examined.

The Committee deliberated.

Mr Rob Molan, Second Treasury Officer of Accounts, was further examined.

The Comptroller and Auditor General's Report on Department for International Development: Performance Management—Helping to reduce world poverty (HC 739) was considered.

Mr Suma Chakrabarti, Permanent Secretary, and Mr Mark Lowcock, Director, Finance and Development Policy, Department for International Development, were examined (HC 793-i).

Mr David Rendel declared a non-pecuniary interest in that he is a member of the Council of Voluntary Services Overseas.

The witnesses were further examined.

The witnesses withdrew.

The Committee further deliberated.

Resolved, That the provisions of paragraph 1(a) of Standing Order No. 137A (Select Committees: power to work with other committees) be applied to the transcript of evidence taken before the Committee this day, in respect of the International Development Committee.—(The Chairman).

Draft Report (The Implementation of the National Probation Service Information Systems Strategy), 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.

Paragraphs 8 to 38 read and agreed to.

Postponed paragraph 7 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report, as amended, be the Thirty-second 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 (Income Tax Self Assessment), 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 43 read and agreed to.

Postponed paragraph 4 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report, as amended, be the Thirty 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.

[Adjourned until Monday 29 April at Four o'clock.





 
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