COMMONS

MPs take evidence on UK Border checks during summer 2011

08 December 2011

Commons Home Affairs Committee seeks further evidence from former acting UKBA Chief Executive on border checks crisis.

Purpose of session

This session provides an opportunity to question the former acting Chief Executive of the UK Border Agency on recent events: the unauthorised relaxation of border controls and the subsequent suspension and resignation of Brodie Clark.

Witness

12.30pm 

  • Jonathan Sedgwick, International Group Director, UK Border Agency

Comment from the Chair

Committee Chair Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP said:

"The committee remains concerned by the contradictory information that it has received so far. The integrity of our borders is of the upmost importance. We are determined to find out the facts surrounding the events at the UK Border Agency this summer and are keen to hear Mr Sedgwick’s perspective of these events."

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