HMRC Operating Committee: Agenda and Summary
3 November 2005

Attendees:

Mike Eland - Director General
Stephen Banyard - Director Corporation Tax & Value Added Tax
Arthur Durrant - Director Centralised Processing
Doug Tweddle - Director Local Compliance
Geoff Lloyd - Director Central Compliance
Gabs Makhoulf - Director Debt Management & Banking
Bernadette Kenny - Director Distributed Processing
Martin Peach - Director Detection
Nick Dyson - Director Knowledge Analysis and Intelligence

Alison Smith - Secretariat
Cheryl Fielder - Shadow


Also Attending for relevant items: Kevin Franklin, Stuart Hartlib, Roger Smith, Jim Harra, Nick Down, Cirain Morton, Dave Hartnett, Theresa Middleton, Karen Di Lorenzo.

1. Matters Arising

The minutes of the meeting of 27 October were agreed

Modernising Payroll Processes for Customers (MPPC)

Roger Smith updated OpCom on the current position on the implementation of MPPC

2. Data Standards and Governance

OpCom discussed the role of the Data Steward, and asked for further work to be carried out to enable them to take a decision on resource commitment.

3. CESA to CID (Citizens Identification Framework) Migration

Jim Harra presented a paper on the transfer of information from CESAR to CID to inform OpCom of the implications of the release due on 21 November.

4. PSA1

OpCom were updated on performance against the targets within PSA 1, recognising that the VAT position had been updated at previous meetings. OpCom asked for further work to be carried out to understand the pressures on targets.

5. PSA2

OpCom were updated on performance against the key indicators within PSA2. Work will continue to understand the pressures on targets in particular in relation to returns to HMRC.

6. PSA3

Work continues to develop meaningful KPIs.

Business Development Model for Risk – implications for PSA accountabilities and PSA 1 Core Working Group

OpCom were updated on the above and agreed the way forward

7. AOB

The forward look was reviewed and updated

The next meeting of the Operating Committee will be on 10 November 10.30, room 4/58 100 Parliament Street, London

Operating Committee Secretariat