Select Committee on Public Accounts Fortieth Report



MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS OF

THE COMMITTEE OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS

SESSION 2001-02

WEDNESDAY 6 FEBRUARY 2002

Members present:

Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair


Mr Richard Bacon

Mr David Rendel

Mr Barry Gardiner

Mr Gerry Steinberg

Mr Nick Gibb

Mr Alan Williams

Mr George Osborne  


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 NHS Direct in England (HC 505) was considered.

Mr Nigel Crisp, Permanent Secretary, Department of Health, was further examined; Mr Paul Jenkins, National Project Manager, NHS Direct, Department of Health, was examined; and Mr James Robertson, Account Director, National Audit Office, was examined (HC 610-i).

Mr David Rendel declared a non-pecuniary interest in that his wife is a General Practitioner.

The witnesses withdrew.

The Committee further deliberated.

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[Adjourned until Monday 11 February at half past Four o'clock.

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  MONDAY 17 JUNE 2002

  Members present:

  Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair


  

Mr Richard Bacon

Mr George Osborne

Mr Ian Davidson

Mr David Rendel

Mr Frank Field

Mr Gerry Steinberg

Mr Nick Gibb

Jon Trickett

Mr George Howarth

Mr Alan Williams

Mr Brian Jenkins

 

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 (NHS Direct in England), 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 30 read and agreed to.

Postponed paragraph 4 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Fortieth 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.

The Committee further deliberated (informal consideration of draft Report on Royal travel by air and rail).

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[Adjourned until Wednesday 19 June at Four o'clock.

 


 
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