MONDAY 25 MARCH 2002
Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair
|Mr Richard Bacon||Mr George Osborne
|Mr Ian Davidson||Mr David Rendel
|Geraint Davies||Mr Gerry Steinberg
|Mr Nick Gibb||Jon Trickett
|Mr Brian Jenkins||Mr Alan Williams
Sir John Bourn KCB, Comptroller and Auditor General, was further
The Committee deliberated.
Mr Brian Glicksman, Treasury Officer of Accounts, was further
The Comptroller and Auditor General's Report on Opening the Post:
Postcomm and postal servicesthe risks and opportunities
(HC 521) was further considered.
Mr John Roberts CBE, Chief Executive, Marisa Cassoni, Group Finance
Director, and Mr Stuart Sweetman, Group Managing Director, Strategy
and Business Development, Consignia, were examined (HC 632-ii).
The witnesses withdrew.
The Committee further deliberated.
Ordered, That the provisions of paragraph 1(a) of Standing
Order No. 137A (Select Committees: power to work with other committees)
be applied to the transcripts of evidence taken before the Committee
this day, and on 13 February, in respect of the Trade and Industry
Resolved, That unless otherwise ordered, the Committee's
meetings on Mondays be brought forward to Four o'clock.(The
Resolved, That the Committee do visit the Cour des Comptes,
Paris, in connection with its ongoing interest in financial management
and control in the European Union.(The Chairman).
Ordered, That the Chairman do seek the approval of the
Liaison Committee for expenditure in connection with the said
[Adjourned until Wednesday 10 April at Four o'clock.