Formal minutes

Tuesday 10 October 2006

Members present:

Mr Jeremy Browne
Ms Karen Buck
Mr James Clappison
Mrs Ann Cryer
Mrs Janet Dean
Gwyn Prosser
Bob Russell
Martin Salter
Mr David Winnick

In the absence of the Chairman, Mr David Winnick was called to the Chair.

Young Black People and the Criminal Justice System inquiry

The Committee considered this matter.

Proposed evidence session on 31 October (appointment of specialist adviser)

Resolved, That the Committee notes that the Chairman, pursuant to Order [25th July], had during the recess approved the appointment of Ms Frances Butler as a specialist adviser with the role of assisting the Committee staff in preparing briefing for the proposed meeting on human rights legislation and Home Office policy scheduled for 31st October.

Terrorism Detention Powers inquiry

The Committee considered this matter.

Criminal Cases Review Commission

Professor Graham Zellick, Chairman, Colin Albert, Director of Finance and IT, and Accounting Officer, Karen Kneller, Director of Casework, and John Weeden CB, Commissioner, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 17th October at Ten o'clock.