Select Committee on Public Accounts Sixty-Second Report


MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS

SESSION 2001-02

WEDNESDAY 13 MARCH 2002

Members present:

Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair


Mr Richard BaconMr David Rendel
Mr Ian DavidsonMr Gerry Steinberg
Geraint DaviesJon Trickett
Mr Nick GibbMr Alan Williams
Mr Brian Jenkins


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

The Committee deliberated.

Mr Rob Molan, Second Treasury Officer of Accounts, was further examined.

The Comptroller and Auditor General's Report on The New Deal for Young People (HC 639) was considered.

Ms Rachel Lomax, Permanent Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions, was further examined; Mr Leigh Lewis CB, Chief Executive, Employment Service and Jobcentre Plus, Mr Matthew Nicholas, Divisional Manager, Jobseeker Division, Employment Service, and Mr Bill Wells, Head of Economics and Labour Market Division, Department for Work and Pensions, were examined (HC 700-i).

A division of the House being called, the Chairman suspended the meeting for ten minutes.

The Committee resumed.

The witnesses were further examined.

The witnesses withdrew.

The Committee further deliberated.

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[Adjourned until Monday 18 March at 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.

Draft Report (The New Deal for Young People), proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1 to 5 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 6 postponed.

Paragraphs 7 to 33 read and agreed to.

Postponed paragraph 6 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Sixty-second 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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