Select Committee on Standards and Privileges First Report


Tuesday 1 July 1997

Members present:

Mr Robert Sheldon, in the Chair


Mr Peter Bottomley Mr Terry Lewis
Mr Dale Campbell-Savours Ms Shona McIsaac
Mr Quentin Davies Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Michael Foster Mr Alan Williams
Mr Tom Levitt

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  The Committee deliberated.

  Draft Report [Complaints from Mr Mohamed Al Fayed, The Guardian and others against 25 Members and former Members], 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.

  Resolved, That the Report be the First Report to the House.

  Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House.

  Ordered, That Sir Gordon Downey's Memorandum together with the Papers appended thereto be appended to the Report.

  The Committee further deliberated.

  [Adjourned till Tuesday 8 July at half past Ten o'clock.

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