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Tuesday 21 October 2008

Members present:

Gwyn Prosser, in the Chair
Tom Brake
Mr James Clappison
Mrs Janet Dean
David T.C. Davies
Patrick Mercer
Bob Russell
Mr David Winnick

Secondment of Sudanese Embassy Officials to Home Office facilities

Resolved, That Gwyn Prosser write to the Foreign Secretary on the matter of the

Secondment of Sudanese Embassy Officials to Home Office facilities.

PACE Codes

Resolved, That in the opinion of the Committee, the Government's proposed revision to PACE Code A, relating to reporting requirements for stop and account procedures, should not be subject to parliamentary proceedings.

A Surveillance Society?

Draft Special Report [A Surveillance Society?: The Information Commissioner's Response to the Fifth Report from the Committee, Session 2007-08], proposed by Gwyn Prosser, brought up and read the first and second time, and agreed to.

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

Ordered, That Gwyn Prosser make the Report to the House.

Ordered, That the Information Commissioner's memorandum be appended to the Report.€”(Gwyn Prosser.)

Future Programme

Resolved, That Gwyn Prosser write to the Secretary of State for the Home Department on the matter of her next appearance before the Committee.

Human Trafficking

Mr Jim Gamble, Chief Executive, Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 28 October at 10.15 am.