Formal Minutes

Thursday 7 June 2007

Members present:

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

Membership of the Committee

The Committee considered this matter.

Counter-terrorism Bill

The Committee considered this matter.

Justice and Home Affairs Issues at EU Level

The Committee considered this matter.

Young Black People and the Criminal Justice System

The Committee considered this matter.

Ordered, That the Memorandum relating to Young Black People and the Criminal Justice System: the Statistical Evidence submitted by Dr Marian Fitzgerald be reported to the House for publication on the internet.

Work Permits

The Committee considered this matter.

Resolved, That the Committee seek written evidence from the Home Office on the operation of the work permit system in relation to Bulgarian and Romanian nationals.

A Surveillance Society?

The Committee considered this matter.

J. Trevor Hughes, Executive Director, and Randal Gainer, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, International Association of Privacy Professionals; Martin Briggs, Corporate Affairs Director, Loyalty Management Group, Mike Bradford, Director of Regulatory and Consumer Affairs, Experian, Nick Eland, Legal Services Manager, Tesco, and Stephen Sklaroff, Director-General Designate, Finance & Leasing Association, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 12 June at Ten o'clock.