Select Committee on Public Accounts Twenty-Third Report


SESSION 2000-2001


Members present:

Mr David Davis in the Chair

Mr Ian DavidsonMr David Rendel
Mr Nigel GriffithsMr Gerry Steinberg
Mr Edward LeighMr Alan Williams
Mr Andrew Love

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 The Inland Revenue Appropriation Account 1999-2000 (Volume 16): Class XVI (HC 25-XVI) was considered.

Mr Nick Montagu, Chairman, Mrs Ann Chant, Deputy Chairman and Director General, Strategic Service Delivery, and Mr John Yard, Director (Business Services), the Inland Revenue; Mr William Thomas, Managing Director (UK and Ireland), Electronic Data Systems Limited; and Ms Elisabeth Astall, Partner, Accenture, were examined (HC 442-i).

Ordered, That copies of the uncorrected typescript of evidence taken this day on the Inland Revenue Appropriation Accounts 1999-2000 be placed in the House of Commons Library for the use of Members and in the Record Office, House of Lords, for public inspection; and That a corrected copy of the evidence, together with any supplementary written evidence received, be made available on the Internet.—(The Chairman.).

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[Adjourned until Monday 30 April at half past Four o'clock.

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SESSION 2001-2002


Members present:

Mr Edward Leigh in the Chair
Mr Richard BaconMr Nick Gibb
Mr Geraint DaviesMr Brian Jenkins
Mr Barry GardinerMr Gerry Steinberg

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

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

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Draft Report (Report on Inland Revenue Appropriation Account 1999-2000), 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 43 read and agreed to.

Postponed paragraph 4 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Twenty-third 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 25 February at half past Four o'clock.

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