Formal Minutes

Monday 6 December 2004

Members present:

Mr Barry Sheerman, in the Chair
Valerie Davey
Paul Holmes
Jeff Ennis
Helen Jones
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr Andrew Turner

The Committee deliberated

Prison Education: Caroline Neville, Director, Learning, LSC,  John Battle, LSC, Janice Shiner, Director General, Lifelong Learning, Chris Barnham, Head of the Offender Learning and Skills Unit, DfES, examined.

Lord Filkin, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families, DfES and Paul Goggins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Correctional Services, Home Office, examined.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 8 December at 9.15 am