Select Committee on Public Accounts Eighth Report


PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE RELATING TO THE REPORT

SESSION 2000-2001

WEDNESDAY 7 FEBRUARY 2001

Members present:


Mr David Davis in the Chair
Mr Simon BurnsMr David Rendel
Mr Alan CampbellMr Gerry Steinberg
Mr Nigel Griffiths Mr Alan Williams
Mr Edward Leigh

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

The Committee deliberated.

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

The Comptroller and Auditor General's report on the Office of Water Services: Leakage and Water Efficiency (HC 971) was considered.

Mr Philip Fletcher, Director General, Mr Mike Saunders, Director of Tariffs and Consumer Affairs, and Dr Bill Emery, Director of Costs and Performance Division and Chief Engineer, the Office of Water Services, were examined (HC 234-i).

[Adjourned until Monday 12 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 Gardiner Mr 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 (Office of Water Services (OFWAT): Leakage and Water Efficiency), 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 42 read and agreed to.

Postponed paragraph 5 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Eighth 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.

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




 
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