Formal minutes

Tuesday 20 February 2007

Members present:

Mr John Denham, in the Chair

Mr Richard Benyon
Mr Jeremy Browne
Mr James Clappison
Mrs Ann Cryer
Mrs Janet Dean
Gwyn Prosser
Martin Salter
Mr Gary Streeter
Mr David Winnick

Security of open prisons

The Committee considered this matter.

Visitors from the United States

The Committee considered this matter.

Future programme

The Committee considered this matter.

EU Issues

Joan Ryan MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Peter Storr, Director of the International Directorate, Christophe Prince, Director of European Policy, Immigration and Nationality Directorate, and Emma Gibbons, Head of EU Section, International Directorate, Home Office, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 27 February at Ten o'clock.