That a Select Committee of 9 Members be appointed to consider the draft Local Audit Bill (Cm 8393).
That the Committee should report on the draft Bill by
That the Committee shall have power—
(i) to send for persons, papers and records;
(ii) to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House;
(iii) to report from time to time;
(iv) to appoint specialist advisers; and
(v) to adjourn from place to place.
That Mr Richard Bacon, Mr Clive Betts, Meg Hillier, Margaret Hodge, Mark Pawsey, Mark Reckless, Ian Swales, Valerie Vaz and Heather Wheeler be members of the Committee.
That Margaret Hodge be the Chair of the Committee.— (Mr Evennett.)