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Sessional Returns 2000-01 - Contents


10. SELECT COMMITTEES

B. SELECT COMMITTEE ATTENDANCE, WORK, PUBLICATIONS ETC

17. Health

The Committee was nominated on 17 July 1997.
It had 11 Members and held 13 meetings.



Members
Meetings attended

Hinchliffe, Mr David (Chairman)
12
Amess, Mr David
8
Austin, Mr John
12
Brand, Dr Peter
6
Burns, Mr Simon
12
Gordon, Mrs Eileen
10
Gunnell, Mr John
5
Hesford, Mr Stephen
2
McDonagh, Ms Siobhain
8
Roe, Mrs Marion
2
Stoate, Dr Howard
10

Overall attendance:
60.8 %
Turnover of membership during the session
0%

Staff
Clerk of the Committee: Dr John Benger, Deputy Principal Clerk (Senior Structure Band 2).
Second Clerk: Ms Sarah Ioannou, Assistant Clerk (Band A3).
Committee Specialist: Ms Suzanne O'Leary (Band B1).
Committee Assistant: Mr Francis McShane, Higher Executive Officer (Band B2).
Secretary: Miss Alexandra Richards, Secretary (Band D1).

Specialist Advisers during the Session
Professor Carol Black, Professor Nick Bosanquet, Dr Neil Brooks, Mr Seán Boyle, Dr Neil Brooks, Professor Harry Burns, Professor Joe Collier, Anna Coote, Mr Bob Dredge, Mr Richard Harbord, Professor David Hunter, Professor Michael Kelly, Professor Lindsay McLellan, Professor Allyson Pollock, Mrs Bryony Soper, Mr Chris Vellenoweth and Mrs Sandra White.

Witnesses
  
Oral evidence was given during the Session by the following categories of witnesses:
  
     Number of appearances by:
  
          Cabinet Ministers
1
          Other Ministers
5
Members of the House of Lords (of whom 1 was a Minister)
1
     Number of appearances by officials from, or representatives of:
  
          Department of Health
6
          other departments
1
comprising: Department for Culture, Media and Sport
1
     executive agencies
1
          comprising: Medical Devices Agency
1
     public bodies and non-Ministerial departments
1
          comprising: Sport England
1
     Health Authorities
14
          Birmingham
2
          Cornwall and Isles of Scilly
2
          Hillingdon
1
          Sandwell
1
          Calderdale and Kirklees
2
          County Durham and Darlington
2
          West Surrey
2
          Manchester
2
     Appearances by other witnesses
35

Overseas Visits
None.

Visits to European Institutions
None.

UK Visits

Date
Destination
Members
Staff
Purpose
Cost
14-15.11.00
West Country
4
4
Inquiry into Public Health
£2,763.32
22.11.00
Bromley-by-Bow Centre
4
3
Inquiry into Public Health
£152.75
23-25.1.01
Scotland and Northern Ireland
5
5 A
Inquiry into Public Health
£8,107.90


A  Includes 1 specialist adviser

Reports and Minutes of Evidence  

Title
HC No.
(2000-01)
Date of
publication
No. of
pages
Sale price
Government
reply
First Report: Access to NHS Dentistry
247
27.3.01
90
£12.50
Cm 5145, published
3.5.01
Second Report: Public Health
30-I
28.3.01
88
£12.50
Awaited
Minutes of Evidence with Appendices: Public Health
30-II
28.3.01
553
£39.00
Not applicable
Third Report: Head Injury: Rehabilitation
307
3.4.01
177
£18.00
Awaited
Fourth Report: The Provision of Information relating to the Safety of Breast Implants
308
4.4.01
108
£13.60
Awaited
First Special Report: The Committee's Work, Sessions 1997-98 to 1999-2000
152
13.3.01
136
£15.90
Not applicable

Minutes of Proceedings
The Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee for Session1999-2000 were published on 21.12.00 as HC 782, Session 1999-2000. The Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee for Session 2000-01 were published on 20.6.01 as HC 490, Session 2001-02.

Divisions
None.


Debates
The following Report was debated in Westminster Hall:

Fourth Report, Session 1999-2000, Provision of NHS Mental Health Services, 1.3.01

The following Report was referred to on the Order Paper as being relevant to a debate in the House:

    Second Report, Session 1999-2000, The Tobacco Industry and the Health Risks of Smoking, on Second Reading of the Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill, 22.1.01
Oral Evidence
Oral evidence was taken at 8 of the Committee's 13 meetings. On none of these occasions was evidence taken
partly or wholly in private.

Inquiry
No. of oral evidence sessions
Access to NHS Dentistry
1
Public Health
5‡
Head Injury: Rehabilitation
1
The Provision of Information relating to the Safety of Breast Implants
1
Total
8


The Committee also took oral evidence (on three occasions) on this inquiry in Session 1999-2000; figures appear in the Return for that Session (HC100 (1999-2000))




 
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