Select Committee on Food Standards First Report

The Select Committee on Food Standards was appointed to report on the draft Bill on the Food Standards Agency (Cm 4249) by 31st March 1999.

The Committee consisted of 13 Members. It had a quorum of five.

The Committee had power:

    (a)  to send for persons, papers and records;

    (b)  to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House;

    (c)  to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom;

    (d)  to appoint specialist advisers; and

    (e)  to communicate to any select committee of either House their evidence and any other documents relating to matters of common interest.

The following were nominated members of the Committee on 8 February 1999.
Mr Kevin Barron
Dr Peter Brand
Mr David Curry
Mr Martyn Jones
Ms Sally Keeble
Dr Stephen Ladyman
Dr Lewis Moonie
Mrs Diana Organ
Mr Owen Paterson
Reverend Martin Smyth
Dr Howard Stoate
Mr Robert Walter
Audrey Wise
Mr Kevin Barron was elected Chairman on 15 February 1999.

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