Select Committee on Treasury Third Report

 
 

 
Annex: Tables


Table 1: Subjects covered in oral evidence by the Treasury Committee and its Sub-Committee in 2005 and 2006 in chronological order of first evidence session
Subject Evidence sessions in 2005 and 2006  Main Committee or Sub-Committee  Outcome and month of publication  
Excise duty fraud  
2
 
Sub-Committee  Report, March 2005 
Cash machine charges  
2
 
Main Committee  Report, March 2005 
The impact of China on the world and UK economy  
1
 
Main Committee  Evidence, April 2005  
Performance targets and monitoring  
1
 
Sub-Committee  Evidence, March 2005  
The 2005 Budget 
2
 
Main Committee Evidence, April 2005  
Bank of England February 2005 Inflation Report  
1
 
Main Committee  Evidence, April 2005  
G8 and other international issues  
1
 
Main Committee Evidence, September 2005  
HM Revenue and Customs Spring Departmental Report 2005  
2
 
Sub-Committee Evidence, December 2005  
The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England: appointment hearings  
1
 
Main Committee Report, October 2005  
National Savings and Investments Annual Report and Accounts 2004-05  
1
 
Sub-Committee Evidence, November 2005  
Statistics Commission Annual Report 2004-05  
1
 
Sub-Committee Evidence, December 2005  
Financial Services Authority  
1
 
Main Committee Evidence, December 2005  
Office for National Statistics: Annual Report and Accounts 2004-05  
1
 
Sub-Committee Evidence, January 2006  
HM Treasury Departmental Report 2005  
1
 
Sub-Committee Evidence, December 2005  

Bank of England November 2005 Inflation Report  
1
 
Main Committee Evidence, December 2005  
Child Trust Funds: update on progress  
1
 
Sub-Committee  Evidence, January 2006  
The 2005 Pre-Budget Report  
3
 
Main Committee Report, January 2006  
European financial services regulation  
1
 
Main Committee Report, June 2006  
The administration of tax credits  
5
 
Sub-Committee Report, June 2006  
Financial inclusion 
8
 
Main Committee  Reports, November 2006  
The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England: appointment hearing for Sir John Gieve  
1
 
Main Committee Report, February 2006  
Globalisation: the role of the IMF  
3
 
Main Committee Report, July 2006  
Bank of England February 2006 Inflation Report  
2
 
Main Committee Evidence, May 2006  
The 2006 Budget 
3
 
Main Committee Report, April 2006  
The design of a National Pension Savings Scheme and the role of financial services regulation  
2
 
Main Committee Report, May 2006  
Office of Government Commerce: annual report scrutiny  
1
 
Sub-Committee Evidence, July 2006  
The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England: appointment hearing for Professor David Blanchflower  
1
 
Main Committee Report, May 2006  
Independence for statistics  
3
 
Sub-Committee Report, July 2006  
Bank of England May 2006 Inflation Report  
2
 
Main Committee Evidence, July 2006  
Globalisation: its impact on the real economy  
5
 
Main Committee Report, early 2007  
Financial Services Authority: annual report scrutiny  
2
 
Main Committee Evidence, January 2007  
The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England: appointment hearings for Professor Tim Besley and Dr Andrew Sentance  
1
 
Main Committee Report, October 2006  
HM Treasury Departmental Annual Report 2006  
1
 
Sub-Committee Evidence, January 2007  
Government Actuary's Department Annual Report and Resource Accounts 2005-06  
1
 
Sub-Committee Evidence, January 2007  
Royal Mint Departmental Annual Report 2005-06  
1
 
Sub-Committee Evidence, January 2007  
The scope of FSA insurance regulation  
1
 
Main Committee Report, January 2007  
Bank of England November 2006 Inflation Report  
1
 
Main Committee Evidence, January 2007  
The 2006 Pre-Budget Report  
3
 
Main Committee Report, January 2007  

Note: Evidence on the subjects listed in italics was taken by the Treasury Committee or its Sub-Committee in the last Parliament.

Table 2: Visits by the Treasury Committee and its Sub-Committee in 2005 and 2006
Location Main Committee or Sub-Committee  Dates Purpose of visit  
Hungary and the Czech Republic  Sub-Committee  18-19 January 2005  Inquiry into Excise Duty Fraud  
Scotland Sub-Committee  31 January 2005  Inquiry into Excise Duty Fraud  
China (Beijing and Shanghai)  Main Committee/

Sub-Committee  

28 February-4 March 2005  Inquiries into Impact of China on the world and UK economy and Excise Duty Fraud  
The Financial Services Authority, Canary Wharf, London  Main Committee 11 October 2005  General familiarisation and scrutiny  
Bank of England, City of London  Main Committee 25 October 2005  General familiarisation and scrutiny  
HM Treasury, Westminster, London  Main Committee 1 November 2005  General familiarisation and scrutiny  
Brussels (European Commission, etc)  Main Committee 28-29 November 2005  Inquiry into European financial services regulation  
Services Against Financial Exclusion, Toynbee Hall, Tower Hamlets, London  Main Committee 1 February 2006  Inquiry into financial inclusion  
New York and Washington DC, USA  Main Committee 5-9 February 2006  Inquiry into financial inclusion and scrutiny of economic policy  
Tax Credits Office, Preston  Sub-Committee 13 March 2006  Inquiry into the administration of tax credits  
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and Delhi and Mumbai, India  Main Committee 18-24 June 2006  Inquiry into Globalisation: its impact on the real economy  

Note: The visits listed in italics were undertaken by the Treasury Committee or its Sub-Committee in the last Parliament.

Table 3: Core tasks
A: examine and comment on the policy of the dept.  C: examine the administration of the department  
1. Examine policy proposals from UK Govt & Eur Commission in green /white Papers, draft Guidance etc,  6. Examine dept's Public Service Agreements, associated targets and statistical measurements employed  
2. Identify and examine areas of emerging policy, or where existing policy is deficient, and make proposals  7. Monitor the work of the dept's Executive Agencies, NDPBs, regulators and other associated public bodies  
3. Conduct scrutiny of any published draft bill  8. Scrutinise major appointments made by the department  
4. Examine specific output from the department expressed in documents or other decisions  9. Examine the implementation of legislation and major policy initiatives  
B: examine the expenditure of the department  D: assist the House in debate and decision  
5. Examine the expenditure plans and out-turn of the department, its agencies and principal NDPBs  10. Produce reports suitable for debate in the House, including Westminster Hall, debating committees  

Table 4: Core tasks relevant to subjects covered in oral evidence by the Treasury Committee and its Sub-Committee in 2005 and 2006
Subject 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
Excise duty fraud   
 
     
 
 
 
 
Cash machine charges   
 
 
 
      
 
The impact of China on the world and UK economy   
 
          
Performance targets and monitoring     
 
 
 
 
   
The 2005 Budget 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
Bank of England February 2005 Inflation Report         
 
 
  
G8 and other international issues  
 
  
 
     
 
 
HM Revenue and Customs Spring Departmental Report 2005     
 
 
 
 
   
The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England: appointment hearings          
 
  
National Savings and Investments Annual Report and Accounts 2004-05     
 
 
 
 
   
Statistics Commission Annual Report 2004-05     
 
 
 
 
   
Financial Services Authority         
 
   
Office for National Statistics: Annual Report and Accounts 2004-05     
 
 
 
 
   
HM Treasury Departmental Report 2005     
 
 
 
 
   
Bank of England November 2005 Inflation Report         
 
 
  
Child Trust Funds: update on progress     
 
  
 
 
 
 
The 2005 Pre-Budget Report  
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
European financial services regulation  
 
 
 
 
     
 
 
The administration of tax credits        
 
  
 
 
Financial inclusion   
 
 
 
  
 
   
The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England: appointment hearing for Sir John Gieve          
 
  
Bank of England February 2006 Inflation Report         
 
 
  
Globalisation: the role of the IMF  
 
  
 
       
The 2006 Budget 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
The design of a National Pension Savings Scheme and the role of financial services regulation   
 
       
 
 
Office of Government Commerce: annual report scrutiny        
 
 
 
 
 
The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England: appointment hearing for Professor David Blanchflower          
 
  
Independence for statistics  
 
          
 
Bank of England May 2006 Inflation Report         
 
 
  
Globalisation: its impact on the real economy   
 
 
 
       
Financial Services Authority: annual report scrutiny         
 
 
  
The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England: appointment hearings for Professor Tim Besley and Dr Andrew Sentence          
 
  
HM Treasury Departmental Annual Report 2006     
 
 
 
 
   
Government Actuary's Department Annual Report and Resource Accounts 2005-06     
 
 
 
     
Royal Mint Departmental Annual Report 2005-06     
 
 
 
     
The scope of FSA insurance regulation  
 
           
Bank of England November 2006 Inflation Report         
 
 
  
The 2006 Pre-Budget Report  
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 

Note: Evidence on the subjects listed in italics was taken by the Treasury Committee or its Sub-Committee in the last Parliament.


 

 
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