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Press Release                                                                     2003-04

10 December 2003                                                               No. 3

COMMITTEE REPORTS ON THE ASYLUM AND IMMIGRATION (TREATMENT OF CLAIMANTS, ETC.) BILL

The Home Affairs Committee will publish its Report on the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill at 0001 on Tuesday 16 December (First Report, Session 2003-04, HC 109).

There will be no press conference. A substantive press release will be issued on publication.

Embargoed copies of the Report and evidence will be available to witnesses, government departments and the press from 1100 to 1200 on Monday 15 December at the reception desk at 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA. Witness copies not collected by 1200 will be posted first class. Copies will also be available in the Press Gallery, House of Commons, from 1100. If you would like to collect an embargoed copy on Monday 15 December, please contact the Committee's staff on 020 7219 3276 before 1500 on Friday 12 December.

If you would like a copy of the Report, but did not submit oral or written evidence you may purchase it from the Stationery Office Bookshops (tel: 0845 702 3474; email: [email protected]) and the Parliamentary Bookshop, 12 Bridge Street, Parliament Square, London SW1A 2JX (tel: 020 7219 3890). The Report will be available on the Internet from 1530 on Tuesday 16 December: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmhaff.htm .

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Home Affairs Committee, 7 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA  E-mail: [email protected]

Tel: 020 7219 3276   Fax: 020 7219 2744

http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/home_affairs_committee.cfm

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Note to Editors

The Committee will publish its main Report on Asylum Applications early in the new year.

Home Affairs Committee membership and links to the text of Committee reports, minutes of evidence and press notices can be accessed through the  web address below.  Also available on the Committee's Internet site are past reports and uncorrected transcripts of evidence.

Home Affairs Committee

The Home Affairs Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Home Office and its associated public bodies; and the administration and expenditure of the Attorney General's Office, the Treasury Solicitor's Department, the Crown Prosecution Service and the Serious Fraud Office.

Membership

Chairman: Rt Hon John Denham MP (Labour, Southampton, Itchen)

Janet Anderson MP (Labour, Rossendale and Darwen)
Mr James Clappison MP (Conservative, Hertsmere)
Mrs Claire Curtis-Thomas MP (Labour, Crosby)
Mrs Janet Dean MP (Labour, Burton)
Mr Gwyn Prosser MP (Labour, Dover)
Bob Russell MP (Liberal Democrat, Colchester)
Mr Marsha Singh MP (Labour, Bradford West)
Mr John Taylor MP (Conservative, Solihull)
Rt Hon Ann Widdecombe MP (Conservative, Maidstone and The Weald)
David Winnick MP (Labour, Walsall North)

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Home Affairs Committee, 7 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA  E-mail: [email protected]

Tel: 020 7219 3276   Fax: 020 7219 2744

http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/home_affairs_committee.cfm

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