Formal minutes

Tuesday 21 March 2006

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

The Committee's future programme

The Committee considered this matter.

Special Report: Past Recommendations

Draft Special Report [Memorandum from the Home Office: Progress in implementing accepted Committee recommendations 2001-05], proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read the first and second time, and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the First Special Report of the Committee to the House.

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

Ordered, That the Home Office memorandum be appended to the Report. - (The Chairman.)

Detention Powers Inquiry

The Rt Hon Charles Clarke MP, Secretary of State for the Home Department, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 28 March at Ten o'clock.