Formal Minutes

Monday 22 October 2007

Members present:

Keith Vaz, in the Chair
Mr Richard Benyon
Ms Karen Buck
Mr James Clappison
Mrs Ann Cryer
Mrs Janet Dean
Patrick Mercer
Margaret Moran
Gwyn Prosser
Martin Salter
Mr Gary Streeter
Mr David Winnick

The Government's counter-terrorism proposals

The Committee considered this matter

Visit to the United States

The Committee considered this matter.

Police Funding

Draft Special Report [Police Funding: Government Response to the Fourth Report from the Committee, Session 2006-07], proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read the first and second time, and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Second Special Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the Chairman make the Report to the House.

Ordered, That the Home Office memorandum be appended to the Report.€”(The Chairman.)

The Government's counter-terrorism proposals

The Committee considered this matter.

Rt Hon Jacqui Smith MP, Secretary of State for the Home Department, and David Ford, Head, Counter-Terrorism Bill Team, Home Office, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 7 November at Ten o'clock.