Select Committee on Public Accounts Sixtieth Report


MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS

SESSION 2001-02

WEDNESDAY 16 JANUARY 2002

Members present:

Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair


Mr Richard BaconMr David Rendel
Mr Ian DavidsonMr Gerry Steinberg
Mr Nick GibbJon Trickett
Mr George OsborneMr Alan Williams

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

The Committee deliberated.

Mr Brian Glicksman, Treasury Officer of Accounts, was further examined.

The Comptroller and Auditor General's Report on Royal Travel by Air and Rail (HC 25) was considered.

Sir Richard Mottram KCB, Permanent Secretary, Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions; Sir Michael Peat KCVO, Keeper of the Privy Purse, Royal Household; and Mr Ian McEwen, Command Secretary, Strike Command, Royal Air Force, were examined; Mr Tim Burr, Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General, was further examined; and Mr Joe Cavanagh, Director, National Audit Office, was examined (HC 529-i).

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[Adjourned until Monday 21 January at half past Four o'clock.

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WEDNESDAY 17 JULY 2002

Members present:

Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair


Mr Richard BaconMr George Osborne
Geraint DaviesMr David Rendel
Mr Frank FieldMr Gerry Steinberg
Mr Nick GibbJon Trickett
Mr Brian JenkinsMr Alan Williams
Mr Nigel Jones

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

The Committee deliberated.

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Draft Report (Royal Travel by Air and Rail), 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 24 read and agreed to.

Postponed paragraph 4 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Sixtieth 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 21 October at Four o'clock.


 
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