Select Committee on Public Accounts Minutes of Proceedings Report


  Members present:

  Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair

Geraint DaviesMr Gerry Steinberg
Mr Barry GardinerJon Trickett
Mr David RendelMr Alan Williams

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

The Committee deliberated.

Mr Brian Glicksman, Treasury Officer of Accounts, was further examined.

The Comptroller and Auditor General's Report on Ministry of Defence: Combat Identification (HC 661) was further considered.

Sir Kevin Tebbit KCB, CMG, Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence, was further examined, and Major General Rob Fulton, Capability Manager, Information Superiority, and Commodore Adrian Nance OBE, Director of Joint Warfare, Ministry of Defence, were examined (HC 759-i).

The witnesses withdrew.

The Committee further deliberated.

Draft Report (The Auction of Radio Spectrum for the Third Generation of Mobile Telephones), proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

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

Paragraphs 1 to 3 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 4 postponed.

Paragraphs 5 to 47 read and agreed to.

Postponed paragraph 4 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Thirtieth 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.

[Adjourned until Monday 15 April at Four o'clock.

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