Home Affairs Committee Formal Minutes

Tuesday 10 June 2008

Members present:

Keith Vaz, in the Chair
Tom Brake
Ms Karen Buck
Mr James Clappison
Mrs Ann Cryer
David T.C. Davies
Mrs Janet Dean
Patrick Mercer
Margaret Moran
Gwyn Prosser
Bob Russell
Martin Salter
Mr David Winnick

Parliamentary meetings to be hosted by the French Presidency of the EU

The Committee considered this matter.

Ordered, That the Chairman and a member of Committee staff visit Paris in September to attend the meeting of EU Justice and Home Affairs Committees' Chairs in a representative capacity, and that the Chairman seek the approval of the Liaison Committee in connection with the visit.

Identity Cards: Data Security Issues

The Committee considered this matter.

Managing Migration (Overseas visit)

The Committee considered this matter.

Oral evidence sessions

The Committee considered this matter.

Policing in the 21st Century

Richard Bobbett, Chief Executive, Airwave Solutions, Charmaine Eggberry, Vice President and Managing Director, EMEA, Research in Motion, and Paul Moonan, Managing Director, G4S Justice Services; Chief Constable Ian Johnston, British Transport Police, and Inspector Jim Hitch, Bedfordshire Police; Paul McKeever, Chairman, and Ian Rennie, General Secretary, Police Federation of England and Wales, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 17 June at 10.15 am.