Select Committee on Public Accounts Fifty-Fourth Report


MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS OF

THE COMMITTEE OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS

SESSION 2001-02

MONDAY 13 MAY 2002

Members present:

Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair


  
Mr Richard BaconMr David Rendel
Geraint DaviesJon Trickett
Mr Brian JenkinsMr Alan Williams
Mr George Osborne

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 Reports on Better Public Services through e-government (HC 704-I); Case Studies in support of Better Public Services through e-Government (HC 704-II); and Academic Article in support of Better Public Services through e-Government (HC 704-III), were considered.

Mavis McDonald CB, Permanent Secretary, Office of Deputy Prime Minister and Cabinet Office, was further examined; Mr Andrew Pinder, e-Envoy, Office of the e-Envoy was examined; and Mr Hugh Barrett, Executive Director, Supplier Relations and e-Commerce, Office of Government Commerce, was further examined (HC 845-i).

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[Adjourned until Wednesday 15 May 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.

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Draft Report (Improving Public Services through e-Government), 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 26 read and agreed to.

Postponed paragraph 4 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Fifty-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 Monday 21 October at Four o'clock.


 
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