Select Committee on Public Accounts Twentieth Report


PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE RELATING TO THE REPORT

SESSION 1998-99

WEDNESDAY 24 MARCH 1999

Members present:

Mr David Davis in the Chair


Mr Alan CampbellMr Richard Page
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown Mr Gerry Steinberg
Mr Geraint DaviesMr Derek Twigg
Ms Jane GriffithsMr Charles Wardle
Mr Andrew Love


Sir John Bourn, KCB, Comptroller and Auditor General, was further examined.

The Committee deliberated.

Mr Kevin Dixon, Assistant Treasury Officer of Accounts, was further examined.

The Comptroller and Auditor General's report on The Home Office: Handgun Surrender and Compensation (HC 225) was considered.

Mr David Omand, Permanent Secretary, the Home Office was examined (HC 354-i).

[Adjourned until Wednesday 14 April at half past Four o'clock.

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MONDAY 21 JUNE 1999

Members present:

Mr David Davis in the Chair


Mr Alan CampbellMr Andrew Love
Mr Geraint DaviesMr Robert Maclennan
Ms Maria EagleMr Richard Page
Mr Barry GardinerMr Alan Williams
Ms Jane Griffiths



Sir John Bourn, KCB, Comptroller and Auditor General, was further examined.

The Committee deliberated.

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Draft Report (Home Office: Handgun Surrender and Compensation), proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

    Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

    Paragraphs 1 to 4 read and agreed to.

    Paragraph 5 postponed.

    Paragraphs 6 to 48 read and agreed to.

    Postponed paragraph 5 read and agreed to.

    Resolved, That the Report be the Twentieth 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 23 June at half past Four o'clock.


 
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