Select Committee on Public Accounts Seventh Report


PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE RELATING TO THE REPORT

SESSION 2000-2001

MONDAY 5 FEBRUARY 2001

Members present:

Mr David Davis in the Chair


Mr Alan CampbellMr Andrew Love
Mr Geraint DaviesMr David Rendel
Mr Nigel Griffiths Mr Alan Williams
Mr Edward Leigh

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 The Sale of Part of the UK Gold Reserves (HC 86) was considered.

Mr Gus O'Donnell, Managing Director, Macroeconomic Policy and International Finance, and Dr Paul Mills, Head of the Debt and Reserves Management Team, HM Treasury; and Mr Ian Plenderleith, Executive Director, the Bank of England, were examined (HC 224-i).

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[Adjourned until Wednesday 7 February at half past Four o'clock.


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SESSION 2001-2002

WEDNESDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2001

Members present:

Mr Edward Leigh in the Chair


Mr Richard BaconMr David Rendel
Mr Ian DavidsonMr Gerry Steinberg
Mr Barry GardinerMr Jon Trickett
Mr Nick GibbMr Alan Williams
Mr Brian Jenkins

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

The Committee deliberated.

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Draft Report (Sale of Part of the UK Gold Reserves), proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

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

Paragraphs 1 to 4 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 5 postponed.

Paragraphs 6 to 48 read and agreed to.

Postponed paragraph 5 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Seventh 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.

A paper was ordered to be appended to the Minutes of Evidence.

Ordered, That the Appendix to the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee be reported to the House.—(The Chairman).

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[Adjourned until Monday 26 November at half past Four o'clock.




 
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