Formal Minutes

Tuesday 15 November 2005

The Committee met in Thames House, Millbank

Members present:
Mr John Denham, in the Chair
Mr Richard Benyon
Mr Jeremy Browne
Colin Burgon
Mr James Clappison
Mrs Ann Cryer
Mrs Janet Dean
Steve McCabe
Mr Gary Streeter
Mr David Winnick

Immigration control
Resolved, That the Committee visit India/Pakistan and Nigeria/Ghana and that the Chairman seek the approval of the Liaison Committee for expenditure in connection with the said visits.

Restructuring of the Probation Service
Resolved, That the Committee inquire into the restructuring of the Probation Service.

Increase in police detention powers
Resolved, That the Committee inquire into the police case for an increase in police detention powers in respect of terrorism suspects.

Scrutiny of non-departmental public bodies
The Committee considered this matter.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 22 November at Two o'clock.