Business of Select Committee

Before the Chairman adjourns the meeting-----

I am not going to adjourn yet because I have another matter to flag to the members.

That is okay because I want to flag a matter to the Chairman.

The joint committee will meet in private session at 2.30 p.m. tomorrow in Committee Room 2, our home room, to deal with housekeeping matters. We were unable to deal with committee needs last week due to the heavy voting block in the Dáil. I believe there were 13 votes. Deputy Jim O’Callaghan had other business to attend to also. I appeal to members in that there is important work to be addressed at that meeting. Preceding that meeting, and as previously agreed, I remind members that a meeting with a delegation from the justice committee of the Hungarian Parliament been arranged. It will take place at 11 a.m. tomorrow in Room A in LH 2000. Members are invited and encouraged to attend. I am sure the whole business of it will be completed within an hour. If they are in a position to attend, the Chairman would be most grateful.

Is it possible to go into private session?

Yes, remembering this is a select committee. Is that agreed? Agreed.

The select committee went into private session at 12.30 p.m. and adjourned at 12.35 p.m. sine die.