Prelude

The Select Committee met at 10.30 a.m.
Members Present:

Deputy L. Belton,

Deputy D. McDowell,

Deputy B. Briscoe,

Deputy P. McGrath,*

Deputy J. Browne (Wexford),

Deputy J. Mitchell,*

Deputy J. Deenihan,

Deputy D. Naughten,†

Deputy J. Dennehy,

Deputy D. Neville,*

Deputy S. Fleming,

Deputy N. O’Flynn,

Deputy D. Foley,

Deputy S. Ryan.

Deputy C. McCreevy (Minister for Finance),

*In the absence of Deputies U. Burke, M. Noonan and B. McGahon.
†In the absence of Deputy D. Neville for part of meeting.
DEPUTY M. AHERN in the chair.