THURSDAY 6 DECEMBER 2001
Tony Wright, in the Chair
|Mr Kevin Brennan||Mr Gordon Prentice
|Annette Brooke||Mr Brian White
|Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger||Mr Anthony D. Wright
|Mr John Lyons|
The Committee deliberated.
Resolved, That the Committee do hold a joint inquiry with
the Home Affairs Committee into House of Lords Reform.-(The
Draft Report (The Ministerial Code: Improving the Rule Book: The
Government Response to the Committee's Third Report of Session
2000-01), proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.
(The Minutes of Proceedings relating to consideration of the
Report are published in the Second Report from the Committee,
HC 439, (2001-2002) p.x)
Public Service Reform: Sir David Ramsbotham, GCB, former HM Chief
Inspector of Prisons and Mr Will Hutton, Chief Executive, Industrial
Society, were examined;
Lord Lipsey, Chairman, Social Market Foundation, Mr Madsen Pirie,
President, Adam Smith Institute and Mr Michael Jacobs, General
Secretary, Fabian Society, were examined.
[Adjourned till Thursday 13 December at Ten o'clock.