Formal Minutes

Thursday 6 December 2007

Members present:

Keith Vaz, in the Chair
Mr Jeremy Browne
Ms Karen Buck
Mr James Clappison
David T.C. Davies
Mrs Janet Dean
Patrick Mercer
Margaret Moran
Bob Russell
Martin Salter
Mr David Winnick

Correspondence with the Home Secretary

The Committee considered this matter.

Future programme

The Committee considered this matter.

The Government's counter-terrorism proposals (disclosure of Chairman's draft Report)

The Committee considered this matter.

Resolved, That the Chairman inform the Liaison Committee of the disclosure of the Chairman's draft Report on the Government's Counter-terrorism proposals.

The Government's counter-terrorism proposals (papers from the Home Secretary and Sir Ian Blair QPM

The Committee considered this matter.

The Government's counter-terrorism proposals

The Committee discussed informally the Chairman's draft report.

Inquiry into domestic violence

The Committee considered this matter.

Resolved, That the Committee visit Wolverhampton and Croydon in connection with its inquiry into domestic violence.

Ordered, That Davina James-Hanman and Marianne Hester be appointed Specialist Advisers to assist the Committee in its inquiry into domestic violence.

Resolved, That the Committee hold an online consultation in connection with its inquiry into domestic violence.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 11 December at 10 am.