Select Committee on Public Accounts Eighth Report

Formal minutes


Members present:

In the absence of the Chairman, Mr Alan Williams was called to the Chair.
Mr Richard Bacon

Mr Philip Dunne

Helen Goodman

Mr Sadiq Khan

Mr Austin Mitchell

Mr Don Touhig

Oral evidence

Sir John Bourn KCB, Comptroller and Auditor General, was in attendance and gave oral evidence.

Ms Paula Diggle, Treasury Officer of Accounts, was in attendance.

The Comptroller and Auditor General's Report on Update on PFI debt refinancing and the PFI equity market (HC 1040, Session 2005-06) was considered.

Mr John Kingman, Managing Director, Finance & Industry Directorate, and Mr Richard Abadie, Head, PFI Policy Team, HM Treasury, gave oral evidence (HC 158-i).

The witnesses withdrew.

Draft Reports

A draft Report (Tackling child obesity—First steps), proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

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

Paragraphs 1 to 26 read and agreed to.

Conclusions and recommendations read and agreed to.

Summary read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Eighth Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the Chairman make the Report to the House.

Ordered, That embargoed copies of the Report be made available, in accordance with the provisions of Standing Order No. 134.

[Adjourned until Wednesday 12 December at 3.30 pm.]

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