Armed Forces Bill: Formal Minutes

Tuesday 28 February 2006

Mr Colin Breed, Mr David Burrowes, Mr Kevan Jones and Bob Russell visited the Military Corrective Training Centre in Colchester in connection with its inquiry into the Armed Forces Bill, in accordance with the decision of the Committee on 12 January.

Wednesday 1 March 2006

Members Present:

Mr George Howarth in the Chair
Vera Baird
Mr Colin Breed
Mr Simon Burns
Mr David Burrowes
Mr Alan Campbell
Mr Gerald Howarth
Mr Kevan Jones
Robert Key
Sarah McCarthy-Fry
Bob Russell
Jim Sheridan

1. Future Programme

The Committee considered this matter

Resolved, That the Committee visit Windsor in connection with its inquiry into the Armed Forces Bill on Monday 13 March.

2. Oral Evidence

Mr Robert Rooks, Director General Security and Safety, Ministry of Defence, Brigadier Colin Findlay, Provost Marshal (Army), Group Captain Edward Scapelhorn, Provost Marshal (RAF) and Commander David Price, Provost Marshal (Navy) gave evidence.

[Adjourned till Thursday 2 March at half-past Nine o'clock