1. PFI/PPP Inquiry (in private): The Committee considered
its lines of questioning for agenda item 2.
2. PFI/PPP Inquiry: The Committee took evidence from—
Andy Wynne, Head of Public Sector Technical Issues
Philip Grant, Head of Infrastructure Finance, Bank
Vernon Soare, Policy and Technical Director, Chartered Institute
of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA);
David Dorward, Vice Chair, CIPFA Scottish Branch;
Lynn Brown, Head of Corporate Finance, City of Edinburgh
Council (Member of CIPFA Scottish Branch);
Bill Davidson, Northlink Orkney and Shetland Ferries Ltd.
3. Resource Accounting and Budgeting Inquiry: The Committee
agreed to postpone the consideration of the Executive’s response
to its report until its next meeting on 27 November.
4. Witness Expenses: The Committee agreed the payment
of a claim for expenses.
The meeting closed at 12.30