Home Affairs Committee Press Notice

Session 2005-06 / PN 14


The Home Affairs Committee has asked the Home Office to supply copies of all written material submitted by ACPO or the Metropolitan Police Service in support of the proposal for 90-day detention of terrorism suspects before the Government's decision to support that proposal was taken. In response to this request, the Home Office has provided to the Committee the attached documents [available in hard copy only in the press gallery].

Contact details for the Rt Hon John Denham MP, Chairman of the Committee, are:
Tel: 020-7219-4515
Mobile: 07973-273595
E-mail: [email protected]

Media Enquiries:
Jessica Bridges Palmer, Tel 020 7219 0718, email: [email protected]
Specific Committee Information: Tel 020 7219 3276, email: [email protected]
Committee Website: http://www.parliament.uk/homeaffairscom
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NOTE FOR EDITORS: The Committee was nominated on 13 July 2005. Its terms of reference are to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Home Office and its associated public bodies; and the administration and expenditure of the Attorney General's Office, the Treasury Solicitor's Department, the Crown Prosecution Service and the Serious Fraud Office (but excluding individual cases and appointments and advice given within government by Law Officers). The Members are:

Rt Hon John Denham (Chairman) (Lab) (Southampton Itchen)
Mr Richard Benyon (Con) (Newbury)
Mr Jeremy Browne (Lib Dem) (Taunton)
Colin Burgon (Lab) (Elmet)
Mr James Clappison (Con) (Hertsmere)
Mrs Ann Cryer (Lab) (Keighley)
Mrs Janet Dean (Lab) (Burton)
Nick Harvey (Lib Dem) (North Devon)
Nick Herbert (Con) (Arundel and South Downs)
Mr Shahid Malik (Lab) (Dewsbury)
Steve Mccabe (Lab) (Birmingham Hall Green)
Gwyn Prosser (Lab) (Dover)
Mr Gary Streeter (Con) (South West Devon)
Mr David Winnick (Lab) (Walsall North)