Election of Temporary Chairman.

Clerk to the Committee

In the unavoidable absence of the Chairman and the vice-Chairman, a temporary chairman will chair the meeting. Pursuant to Standing Order 823, I now call for a nomination for temporary chairperson.

I propose Deputy Marian McGennis.

Clerk to the Committee

In the absence of any further nominations, I call on Deputy McGennis to take the Chair.

Deputy M. McGennis took the Chair.