Formal Minutes

Tuesday 24 April 2007

[Afternoon sitting]

Members present:

Mr John Denham, in the Chair
Mr Richard Benyon
Mr Jeremy Browne
Ms Karen Buck
Mr James Clappison
Mrs Ann Cryer
Mrs Janet Dean
Gwyn Prosser
Mr David Winnick

Committee's future programme

The Committee considered this matter.

Future of the Home Office: oral evidence

Ordered, That evidence from the Secretary of State for the Home Department and officials be heard in private.

The Committee considered this matter.

Rt Hon John Reid MP, Secretary of State for the Home Department, Sir David Normington KCB, Permanent Secretary, and Ursula Brennan, Chief Executive, Office for Criminal Justice Reform, gave oral evidence.

Ordered, That the public be admitted.

Rt Hon John Reid MP, Secretary of State for the Home Department, Sir David Normington KCB, Permanent Secretary, and Ursula Brennan, Chief Executive, Office for Criminal Justice Reform, gave further oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 1 May at Ten o'clock.