We have not received any apologies. We shall begin with the minutes of the meeting of 16 December which have been circulated. Are they agreed? Agreed.
I propose that we go into private session to deal with correspondence and other matters before we deal with our main business of PISA. Is that agreed? Agreed.
The joint committee went into private session at 10.07 a.m. and resumed in public session at 10.15 a.m.