Formal minutes |
MONDAY 30 OCTOBER 2006
Mr Edward Leigh, in the Chair
|Mr Richard Bacon
Mr Greg Clark
Mr David Curry
Mr Ian Davidson
Mr Philip Dunne
Mr Sadiq Khan
Mr Austin Mitchell
Mr Don Touhig
Mr Alan Williams
Sir John Bourn KCB, Comptroller and Auditor General, was in attendance
and gave oral evidence.
Ms Paula Diggle, Treasury Officer, was in attendance.
The Comptroller and Auditor General's Report on The delays in
administering the 2005 Single Payment System Scheme in England
(HC 1631) was considered.
Ms Helen Ghosh, Permanent Secretary, Mr Andy Lebrecht, Director-General
for Sustainable Farming, Mr Ian Grattidge, Deputy Finance Director,
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Mr Tony
Cooper, interim Chief Executive, Rural Payments Agency, gave oral
evidence (HC 1696-i)
The National Audit Office Supplementary Estimate (Refurbishment
of the NAO), was considered.
Sir John Bourn KCB, Comptroller and Auditor General, was further
examined, Mr Jim Rickleton, Assistant Auditor General and Mr Phil
Woodward, Director of Finance, National Audit Office, were examined
The witnesses withdrew.
A draft Report (Tsunami: Provision of support for humanitarian
assistance), proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.
Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph
Paragraphs 1 to 19 read and agreed to.
Conclusions and recommendations read and agreed to.
Summary read and agreed to.
Resolved, That the Report be the First 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 1 November at 3.30 pm.]