Select Committee on Public Accounts Minutes of Proceedings Report


  Members present:

  Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair

Mr Richard BaconMr David Rendel
Geraint DaviesMr Gerry Steinberg
Mr Nick GibbMr Alan Williams
Mr George Osborne

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

The Committee deliberated.

Mr Glenn Hull, Second Treasury Officer of Accounts, was further examined.

The Comptroller and Auditor General's Report on Inappropriate Adjustments to NHS Waiting Lists (HC 452) was considered.

Mr Nigel Crisp, Permanent Secretary, Department of Health and NHS Chief Executive, was further examined; and Mr Andrew Foster, Director of Human Resources, Department of Health, was examined (HC 517-i).

Draft Report (The Millennium Dome), proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

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

Paragraphs 1 to 6 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 7 postponed.

Paragraphs 8 to 59 read and agreed to.

Postponed paragraph 7 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Fourteenth 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.

A paper was ordered to be appended to the Minutes of Evidence.

Ordered, That an Appendix to the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee be reported to the House.—(The Chairman).

[Adjourned till Wednesday 16 January at half past Four o'clock.

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