Select Committee on Public Accounts Minutes of Proceedings Report


  Members present:

  Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair

Mr Richard BaconMr George Osborne
Mr Ian DavidsonMr David Rendel
Geraint DaviesMr Gerry Steinberg
Mr Nick GibbMr Alan Williams
Mr Brian Jenkins

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 Widening participation in higher education in England (HC 485) was considered.

Mr David Normington CB, Permanent Secretary, Department for Education and Skills; and Professor Sir Howard Newby CBE, Chief Executive, Higher Education Funding Council for England, were examined (HC 581-i ).

A division of the House being called, the Chairman suspended the meeting for ten minutes.

The Committee resumed.

The witnesses were further examined.

[Adjourned until Wednesday 30 January at Four o'clock.

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