Select Committee on Public Accounts Fourth Report


MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS OF

THE COMMITTEE OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS

SESSION 2001-02

WEDNESDAY 26 JUNE 2002

Members present:

Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair


Mr Richard BaconMr George Osborne
Mr Ian DavidsonMr David Rendel
Geraint DaviesMr Gerry Steinberg
Mr George HowarthJon Trickett
Mr Brian JenkinsMr Alan Williams
Ms Ruth Kelly

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 Private Finance Initiative: Redevelopment of MOD Main Building (HC 748), was considered.

Sir Kevin Tebbit KCB, CMG, Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence, was further examined; Mr Jonathan Hoyle, Director, Main Building Development, Ministry of Defence, was examined; Mr Matthew Webber, Chairman, and Mr Les Mitchell, Managing Director, Modus Services plc were examined; and Mr Jeremy Colman, Assistant Auditor General, National Audit Office, was further examined (HC 1013-i).

A division of the House being called, the Chairman suspended the meeting for ten minutes.

The Committee resumed.

The witnesses were further examined.

The witnesses withdrew.

The Committee further deliberated.

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[Adjourned until Monday 1 July at Four o'clock.

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SESSION 2002-03

WEDNESDAY 15 JANUARY 2003

Members present:

Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair


Mr Richard BaconMr Brian Jenkins
Mr Ian DavidsonMr David Rendel
Angela EagleMr Gerry Steinberg
Mr Frank FieldJon Trickett
Mr Nick GibbMr Alan Williams


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

The Committee deliberated.

Mr Rob Molan, Second Treasury Officer of Accounts, was further examined.

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Draft Report (Private Finance Initiative: Redevelopment of MOD Main Building), 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 33 read and agreed to.

Postponed paragraph 4 again read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Fourth 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 134 (Select Committees (Reports)) be applied to the Report.

The Committee further deliberated.

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[Adjourned until Monday 20 January 2003 at Four o'clock.



 
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