21st Meeting, 2001 (Session 1)

Tuesday 6 November 2001



Brian Adam

Mr David Davidson

Alasdair Morgan

Dr Richard Simpson

Elaine Thomson

Mike Watson (Convener)

Apologies were received from Donald Gorrie.


The meeting opened at 10.05 am.


1. PFI/PPP Inquiry (in private): The Committee considered lines of questioning for agenda item 2.

2. PFI/PPP Inquiry: The Committee took evidence fromó

Professor Michael Mumford, The Management School, University of Lancaster;

Matthew Farrow, Head of Policy, CBI Scotland;

Amanda McIntyre, Head of Modernising Government, CBI

3. Items in Private: The Committee decided to take agenda item 4 in private and also to consider lines of questioning for future evidence taking sessions in relation to its PFI/PPP Inquiry in private.

4. Adviser on the Budget Process (in private): The Committee considered potential candidates for appointment as adviser to the Committee on the Budget Process and agreed an order of preference.


The meeting closed at 12.36 pm.

David McGill
Acting Clerk to the Committee