WEDNESDAY 8 MAY 2002
Mr David Curry, in the Chair
|Mr David Borrow||Mrs Gillian Shephard
|Mr Austin Mitchell
||Mr Michael Jack|
|Mr Colin Breed||David Taylor
|Diana Organ||David Lepper
|Mr David Drew||Paddy Tipping
The Committee deliberated.
Ordered, That Mr David
Borrow and Mr Colin Breed be members of the Illegal Meat Imports
Sub-committee when that Sub-committee is appointed.(The
Ordered, That David Taylor
be a member of the Hazardous Waste Sub-committee when that Sub-committee
is appointed, and that Diana Organ be discharged from the Sub-committee.(The
Draft Special Report, proposed by the Chairman, brought
up and read the first and second time, and agreed to.
Resolved, That the Report
be the Fifth Special Report of the Committee to the House.
Ordered, That the Chairman
do make the Report to the House.
Ordered, That the Government's
response to the Second Report of the Committee in Session 2001-2002
[The Countryside Agency] be appended to the Report.(The
Future of UK Agriculture: Mr Mark Thomasin-Foster,
Chairman, Agriculture and Rural Economy Sub-Committee, and Professor
Allan Buckwell, Chief Economist, Country Land and Business Association,
Mr Ben Gill CBE, President, and Mr Martin Haworth, Head of Policy,
National Farmers' Union, and Mr Reg Haydon, Chairman, and Mr George
Dunn, Chief Executive, Tenant Farmers' Association, were examined.
[Adjourned till Wednesday 15 May at a quarter
past Ten o'clock.