10. SELECT COMMITTEES
B. SELECT COMMITTEE ATTENDANCE, WORK,
21. International Development
The Committee was nominated on 14 July 1997.
It had 11 Members and held 27 meetings. These included 6 "Quadripartite"
meetings held concurrently with the Defence, Foreign Affairs and
Trade and Industry Committees and 1 held concurrently with the
Agriculture and European Scrutiny Committees (abbreviated to 'CM'
in the attendance table below).
|Wells, Mr Bowen (Chairman)||22 (incl. 2 CM)
|Clwyd, Ann||20 (incl. 4 CM)
|Colman, Mr Tony||17 (incl. 3 CM)
|Follett, Barbara||9 (incl. 1 CM)
|Jones, Mr Nigel||1
|Khabra, Mr Piara S||16 (incl. 6 CM)
|King, Ms Oona||7
|Kingham, Ms Tess||14 (incl. 5 CM)
|Robathan, Mr Andrew||18
|Rowe, Mr Andrew||25 (incl. 5 CM)
|Worthington, Mr Tony||22 (incl. 5 CM)
|Turnover of membership during the Session:
Clerk of the Committee: Mr Yusef Azad, Deputy Principal Clerk
(Senior Structure Band 2) (until 4.5.01).
Second Clerk: Mr Gordon Clarke, Assistant Clerk (Band A3).
Committee Specialist: Mr William Benson (Band B2).
Committee Assistant: Mr Ian Thomson, Higher Executive Officer
Secretary: Lisette Pelletier, Secretary (Band D1).
Specialist Advisers during the Session
Mr Simon Wright.
|Oral evidence was given during the Session by the following categories of witnesses:
| Number of appearances by:
| Cabinet Ministers
| Other Ministers
| Number of appearances by officials from, or representatives of:
| Department for International Development
| other departments
|Foreign and Commonwealth Office||3
|Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food
|Department of Trade and Industry||2
| Appearances by other witnesses
|3-16.2.01||Vietnam and Cambodia
||2||To examine the delivery of DFID-funded development activity
||0||To attend meeting of the World Bank MPs Steering Committee
* Travel in a representative capacity
Visits to European Institutions
Reports and Minutes of Evidence
|First Report: The Globalisation White Paper
||Received 4.5.01: Published as Third Special Report, HC 470, 9.5.01
|Second Report: Strategic Export Controls: Annual Report for 1999 and Parliamentary Prior Scrutiny*
|Third Report: HIV/AIDS: The Impact on Social and Economic Development
|Minutes of Evidence and Appendices: HIV/AIDS: The Impact on Social and Economic Development
|Fifth Report: ECGD, Developmental Issues and the Ilisu Dam: Further Report
||Received 9.5.01: Published as Fourth Special Report, HC 531, 11.5.01
|Fourth Report: Corruption
|Minutes of Evidence and Appendices: Corruption
|Sixth Report: Draft Export Control and Non-Proliferation Bill*
|First Special Report: The Work of the International Development Committee 1997-2000
|Second Special Report: Government Response to the Tenth Report from the Committee, Session 1999-2000: After Seattle The World Trade Organisation and Developing Countries
|Third Special Report: Government Response to the First Report from the Committee, Session 2000-01: The Globalisation White Paper
|Fourth Special Report: Government Response to the Fifth Report from the Committee, Session 2000-01: ECGD, Developmental Issues and the Ilisu Dam: Further Report
|Minutes of Evidence: Market Access for Least Developed Countries and the Sugar Regime
|§||The Committee also received memoranda on the International Development Bill and the Replenishment of the Asian Development Fund and the Caribbean Development Bank's Special Development Fund. These were reported to the House, but were not printed. Copies were placed in the House of Commons Library and the House of Lords Record Office
|*||Joint publication with the Defence, Foreign Affairs and Trade and Industry Committees
|||Joint publication with the Agriculture and European Scrutiny Committees
Minutes of Proceedings
The Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee for Session 1999-2000
were published on 3.5.01as HC 785, Session 1999-2000. The Minutes
of Proceedings of the Committee for Session 2000-01 will be published
as HC 493, Session 2000-01.
The following Reports were referred to on the Order Paper
as being relevant to a debate in the House:
Tenth Report, Session 1999-2000, HC 227, After Seattle
The World Trade Organisation and Developing Countries,
and First Report, Session 2000-01, HC 208, The Globalisation
White Paper, on a Government Motion for the Adjournment of
the House (International Development White Paper Making
Globalisation Work for the Poor (Cm 5006)), 3.5.01
The following Report was referred to on the Order Paper as being
relevant to an Adjournment Debate in Westminster Hall:
Third Report, Session 2000-01, HC 354, HIV/AIDS: The Impact
on Social and Economic Development, 1.5.01
Oral evidence was taken at 12 of the Committee's 27 meetings.
On 4 of these occasions evidence was taken partly or wholly in
|Inquiry||No. of oral evidence sessions
|The Globalisation White Paper
|Strategic Export Controls: Annual Report for 1999 and Parliamentary Prior Scrutiny*
|Draft Export Control and Non-Proliferation Bill*
|Market Access for Least Developed Countries and the Sugar Regime§
|||The Committee took oral evidence on this inquiry in Session 1999-2000; figures appear in the Return for that Session (HC100 (1999-2000))
|*||Jointly with the Defence, Foreign Affairs and Trade and Industry Committees
|§||Jointly with the Agriculture and European Scrutiny Committees