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Sessional Returns Session 1999-2000 - Contents


B. SELECT COMMITTEE ATTENDANCE, WORK, PUBLICATIONS ETC

34A. Treasury Sub-committee

The Sub-committee was nominated on 14 May 1998.
It had 12 Members and held 23 meetings.


Members
Meetings attended

Spicer, Sir Michael (Chairman)
23
Beard, Mr Nigel (added, 21.2.00)
15
Blackman, Mrs Liz
20
Cable, Dr Vincent (discharged, 22.11.99)
0
Cousins, Mr Jim
12
Davey, Mr Edward (added, 22.11.99)
6
Fallon, Mr Michael
7
Kidney, Mr David
20
Moonie, Dr Lewis (discharged, 21.2.00)
2
Plaskitt, Mr James (added, 29.11.99)
11
Radice, Mr Giles
0
Ruffley, Mr David
5
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
0
Smith, Jacqui (discharged, 29.11.99)
0
Taylor, Sir Teddy
0

Overall attendance:
43.8 %
Number of Members added:
3
Number of Members discharged:
3
Turnover of membership during the Session:
25 %

Staff
Clerk of the Sub-committee: Mr Mark Egan, Assistant Clerk (Band A3).
Committee Assistant: Ms Jane Fox, Senior Executive Officer (Band B1).
Committee Specialists: Mr Jonathan Lepper (Band B1) and Mr Timothy Jarrett (Band B1).
Secretary: Miss Carolyn Wilson, Secretary (Band C) (until 3.12.99); Ms Lisette Andrews, Secretary (Band C) (from 6.12.99 until 30.9.00); Miss Susan Wakeling, Secretary (Band C) (from 1.10.00).

Specialist Advisers during the Session
None.

Witnesses

Oral evidence was given during the Session by the following categories of witnesses:
     Number of appearances by:
          Ministers
4
     Number of appearances by officials from, or representatives of:
          HM Treasury
8
          executive agencies
13
               comprising: Office for National Statistics
2
               United Kingdom Debt Management Office
6
               National Savings
5
          public bodies and non-Ministerial departments
18
               comprising: HM Customs and Excise
7
               Inland Revenue
3
               National Investment and Loans Office
5
               Statistics Commission
2
               Bank of England
1
     Members of Parliament (of which two were by Members of the House of Lords)
3
     Appearances by other witnesses
31


Overseas Visits

Date
Destination
Members
Staff
Purpose
Cost
19.7.00
Paris
8
2
Inquiry into HM Treasury
£5,000 (estimated outturn)

Visits to European Institutions
None.

UK Visits

Date
Destination
Members
Staff
Purpose
Cost
24.11.99
The Adjudicator's Office, London
3
2
Inquiry into HM Customs and Excise
£26.34
25.1.00
London Money Markets Association and the Gilt-Edged Market Makers Association, London
4
2
Inquiry into the Government's Cash & Debt Management
£44.61
19.4.00
HM Treasury, London
9
2
Inquiry into HM Treasury
£0.00


Reports and Minutes of Evidence  

Title
HC No. (1999-2000)
Date of publication
No. of pages
Sale price
Government reply
Minutes of Evidence: Office for National Statistics: Progress Report
293
22.3.00
22
£5.30
Not applicable

See Treasury Committee Second Report (HM Customs and Excise) and Sixth Report (Government's Cash and Debt Management).

Minutes of Proceedings
The Minutes of Proceedings of the Sub-committee for Session 1998-99 were published on 3.4.00 as HC 921, Session 1998-99. The Minutes of Proceedings of the Sub-committee for Session 1999-2000 will be published as HC 800, Session 1999-2000.

Divisions
None.

Debates
See Treasury Committee entry (Second Report, Session 1999-2000, HM Customs and Excise, on an Estimates Day, under Standing Order No. 54, 6.7.00).

Oral Evidence
Oral evidence was taken at 18 of the Sub-committee's 23 meetings. On none of these occasions was evidence taken partly or wholly in private.

Inquiry
No. of oral evidence sessions
HM Customs and Excise
3 †
Government's Cash and Debt Management
6
Office for National Statistics: Progress Report
2
HM Treasury
6 *
HM Customs and Excise and Inland Revenue: Progress Reports
1
Total
18


†  The Committee took oral evidence on this inquiry in Session 1998-99; figures appear in the Return for that Session (HC1 (1998-99))
*  The Committee did not complete this inquiry in Session 1999-2000


 
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