Select Committee on Public Accounts Thirty-Fourth Report


MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS

SESSION 2001-02

WEDNESDAY 23 JANUARY 2002

Members present:

Mr Edward Leigh in the Chair


Geraint DaviesMr David Rendel
Mr Nick GibbMr Gerry Steinberg
Mr Brian JenkinsMr Alan Williams
Mr George Osborne

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 Policy Development: Improving Air Quality (HC 232) was considered.

Mr Brian Bender, CB, Permanent Secretary, Mr Martin Williams, Head of Technical Policy and Acting Head of the Air and Environmental Quality Division, and Mr Rupert Furness, Head of National and Local Air Quality Policy Branch, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, were examined (HC 560-i ).

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[Adjourned until Monday 28 January at half past Four o'clock.



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WEDNESDAY 1 MAY 2002

Members present:

Mr Edward Leigh in the Chair


Mr Ian DavidsonJon Trickett
Mr David RendelMr Alan Williams
Mr Gerry Steinberg

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

The Committee deliberated.

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

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Draft Report (Policy Development: Improving Air Quality), 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 33 read and agreed to.

Postponed paragraph 4 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report, as amended, be the Thirty-fourth 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 Wednesday 8 May at Four o'clock.




 
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