Minutes of Proceedings

Session: 2011/2012

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2012

Venue: Senate Chamber, Parliament Buildings

2:01 pm The meeting opened in public session.

1.  Apologies

Apologies are listed above.

2. Minutes of the meeting on 18 April 2012

Agreed: The minutes of the last meeting were agreed. 

3. Matters Arising

There were no matters arising.

4. Evidence on the Northern Ireland Audit Office Report ‘Transfer of Former Military Sites to the Northern Ireland Executive’.

The Committee took oral evidence on the above report from:

  • Mr Noel Lavery, Accounting Officer, Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister (OFMDFM);
  • Mr Kyle Alexander, Programme Director, Maze Long Kesh Programme Delivery Unit, Strategic Investment Board (SIB);
  • Mr Tim Losty, Director of Strategic Development, Regeneration and International Relations Division, Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister (OFMDFM);
  • Mr David Ross, District Valuer, Land and Property Services (LPS).

 

3:34 pm Mr Copeland left the meeting.

3:36 pm Mr Copeland entered the meeting.

3:39 pm Mr McQuillan left the meeting.

3:45 pm Mr Dallat left the meeting.

3:46 pm Mr McQuillan entered the meeting.

3:50 pm Mr Dallat entered the meeting.

3:58 pm Mr Copeland left the meeting.

4:08 pm Mr Anderson left the meeting.

4:09 pm Mr Copeland entered the meeting.

4:11 pm Mr Murphy left the meeting.

4:16 pm Mr Murphy entered the meeting.

4:18 pm Mr Anderson entered the meeting.

The witnesses answered a number of questions put by the Committee.

Agreed: The Committee agreed to request further information from the witnesses.

4:37 pm The meeting was suspended.

4;45 pm The meeting recommenced in public session.

Evidence on the Northern Ireland Audit Office Report ‘Ilex Accounts 2010 - 2011’.

The Committee took oral evidence on the above report from:

  • Mr Will Haire, Accounting Officer, Department for Social Development (DSD);
  • Mr Noel Lavery, Accounting Officer, Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister (OFMDFM);
  • Dr Aideen McGinley, Accounting Officer, Ilex.

 

5:03 pm Mr Copeland left the meeting.

5:05 pm Mr Copeland entered the meeting.

The witnesses answered a number of questions put by the Committee.

Agreed: The Committee agreed to request further information from the witnesses.

5. Any other business

Meeting on 16 May 2012

Agreed: The Committee agreed not to meet on 16 May 2012 and further agreed to update its forward work programme to reflect this.

FOI Request

The Chairperson informed the Committee that the Northern Ireland Audit Office had received an FOI request which sought papers re prompt payment Olympics referred to NIAO by the Committee.

Agreed:  The Committee was content as consultee that the Northern Ireland Audit Office respond to the request.

5:57 pm Mr Anderson left the meeting.

5:58 pm Mr Dallat left the meeting.

6. Date, time and place of next meeting 

The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, 2 May 2012 at 2:00 pm in the Senate Chamber, Parliament Buildings.

The Chairperson adjourned the meeting at 5:58 pm.

Mr Paul Maskey MP
Chairperson, Public Accounts Committee
2 May 2012

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