Formal Minutes

Tuesday 24 July 2007

Members present:

Mr Richard Benyon
Mr Jeremy Browne
Mr James Clappison
Mrs Ann Cryer
Mrs Janet Dean
Margaret Moran
Gwyn Prosser
Bob Russell
Mr Gary Streeter
Mr David Winnick

Resolved, That, at this day's sitting, David Winnick do take the Chair of the Committee.-(Gwyn Prosser.)

Membership of the Committee

The Committee considered this matter.

Sentencing Guideline: â‚ËœReduction in sentence for a guilty plea'

The Committee considered this matter.

Future programme

The Committee considered this matter.

Overseas visit

The Committee considered this matter.

Inquiry into Domestic Violence

The Committee considered this matter.

Resolved, That the Committee inquire into Domestic Violence.

Home Office Annual Report: Questionnaire

The Committee considered this matter.

Work of the Home Office

The Committee considered this matter.

Rt Hon Jacqui Smith MP, Secretary of State for the Home Department, and Sir David Normington KCB, Permanent Secretary, Home Office, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Thursday 26 July at Ten o'clock.