Formal Minutes

Wednesday 12 March 2008

Members present:

Michael Connarty, in the Chair
Mr Adrian Bailey
Mr David S Borrow
Mr William Cash
Mr James Clappison
Ms Katy Clark
Jim Dobbin
Mr Greg Hands
Kelvin Hopkins
Mr Anthony Steen

1. Future programme

Resolved, That the Committee visit The Hague for discussions with EURPOL and EUROJUST.

Ordered, That the Chairman seek the approval of the Liaison Committee for expenditure in connection with the visit.

Resolved, That the Committee visit Brussels for discussions with the European Institutions and UKRep.

Ordered, That the Chairman seek the approval of the Liaison Committee for expenditure in connection with the visit.

2. The Committee met in public for the scrutiny of documents

Draft Report, proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1.1 to 14 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Seventeenth Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the Chairman make the Report to the House.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 19 March at 2.30 p.m.