Formal Minutes

Wednesday 18 October 2006

Members present:

Michael Connarty, in the Chair
Mr Richard Bacon
Mr David S Borrow
Mr William Cash
Ms Katy Clark
Mr Wayne David
Jim Dobbin
Michael Gove
Nia Griffith
Mr David Hamilton
Mr David Heathcoat-Amory
Mr Jimmy Hood
Mr Lindsay Hoyle
Angus Robertson
Richard Younger-Ross

The Committee deliberated.

Mr Michael Connarty was called to the Chair.

Implementation of the Hague Programme and improvement in police co-operation: Mrs Joan Ryan  MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office, Mr Christophe Prince, International Directorate, and Mr Kevan Norris, Assistant Legal Adviser, Home Office, were examined.

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 16 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report, as amended, be the Thirty-eighth Report of the Committee to the House.

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

The Committee further deliberated.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 25 October at 2.30 p.m.