MONDAY 22 APRIL 2002
Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair
|Mr Richard Bacon||Mr George Osborne
|Mr Ian Davidson||Mr David Rendel
|Geraint Davies||Jon Trickett
|Mr Nick Gibb||Mr Alan Williams
|Mr Brian Jenkins|
Mr Tim Burr, Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General, was further
The Committee deliberated.
Lorraine Constable, Assistant Treasury Officer of Accounts, was
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 (NAO Report on Portcullis House)
(revision of the Committee's programme) (draft Report on Improving
Draft Report (Postcomm: Opening the post), proposed by the Chairman,
brought up and read.
Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph
Paragraphs 1 to 3 read and agreed to.
Paragraph 4 read, amended and agreed to.
Paragraph 5 postponed.
Paragraphs 6 to 8 read and agreed to.
Paragraph 9 read, amended and agreed to.
Paragraphs 10 to 23 read and agreed to.
Paragraph 24 read, amended and agreed to.
Paragraphs 25 to 39 read and agreed to.
Postponed paragraph 5 read and agreed to.
Resolved, That the Report, as amended, be the Thirty-first
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.
[Adjourned until Wednesday 24 April at Four o'clock.