Formal Minutes

Tuesday 8 May 2007

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
Margaret Moran
Martin Salter
Mr David Winnick

Justice and Home Affairs Issues at European Union Level

The Committee considered this matter.

A Surveillance Society?

The Committee considered this matter.

Ordered, That Professor Nigel Gilbert be appointed a Specialist Adviser to assist the Committee in its inquiry into A Surveillance Society?.

Resolved, That the Committee visit the USA and that the Chairman seek the approval of the Liaison Committee for expenditure in connection with the visit.

Ordered, That the provisions of Standing Order No. 137A (Select Committees: power to work with other committees) be applied to evidence taken in the Committee's inquiry, in respect of the House of Lords Constitution Committee.

Machinery of Government Changes

The Committee considered this matter.

Young Black People and the Criminal Justice System

The Committee considered this matter.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 15 May at Ten o'clock.