Select Committee on Public Accounts Sixty-Fourth Report


MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS

SESSION 2001-02

MONDAY 22 APRIL 2002

Members present:


Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair
Mr Brian Jenkins
Mr Richard BaconMr George Osborne
Mr Ian DavidsonMr David Rendel
Geraint DaviesJon Trickett
Mr Nick GibbMr Alan Williams

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

The Committee deliberated.

Lorraine Constable, Assistant Treasury Officer of Accounts, was further examined.

The Comptroller and Auditor General's Report on Public Private Partnerships: Airwave (HC 730) was considered.

Mr John Gieve CB, Permanent Secretary, Home Office, was further examined; and Mr Philip Webb, Chief Executive, Police Information Technology Organisation; Mr Jeff Parris, Vice President, Airwave mm02; Mr Vaughan Asque, Head of Radio Frequency and Communications Planning Branch, Science and Technology Unit, Home Office; and Mr Jeremy Colman, Assistant Auditor General, National Audit Office, were examined (HC 783-i).

The witnesses withdrew.

The Committee further deliberated.

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[Adjourned until Wednesday 24 April at Four o'clock.


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MONDAY 4 NOVEMBER 2002

Members present:

Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair


Mr Richard BaconMr George Osborne
Mr Ian DavidsonMr David Rendel
Angela EagleMr Gerry Steinberg
Mr Frank FieldJon Trickett
Mr George HowarthMr 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 (Public Private Partnerships: Airwave), 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 Sixty-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 6 November at Four o'clock.






 
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