Constitutional Affairs Committee

Formal minutes

Mr A J Beith, in the Chair

Peter Bottomley

Keith Vaz

Ross Cranston

Dr Alan Whitehead

Mr Clive Soley


The Committee deliberated.

The operation of the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC): Ian MacDonald QC, Neil Garnham QC, Special Advocate, Martin Chamberlain, Special Advocate, Gareth Peirce, Civil Rights Solicitor, Eric Metcalfe, Director of Human Rights Policy, JUSTICE, Gareth Crossman, Director of Public Policy, Liberty, Director, Liberty and Livio Zilli, Amnesty International, were examined.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 23 February at 9.15am