Formal Minutes

Tuesday 18 December 2007

Members present:

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

The Accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the European Union: twelve months on

(Minutes of Proceedings relating to the Committee's consideration of the Chairman's draft Report on the Accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the European Union: twelve months on are published in the Second Report from the Home Affairs Committee, Session 2007-08 (HC 59.)

The Government's Counter-Terrorism Proposals: unauthorised disclosure of Chairman's Draft Report

(Minutes of Proceedings relating to the Committee's consideration of the Chairman's draft Special Report on Unauthorised disclosure of Draft Report are published in the First Special Report from the Home Affairs Committee (HC 196)

Security Industry Authority: licensing of applicants

(Minutes of Proceedings relating to the Committee's consideration of the Chairman's draft Report on Security Industry Authority: licensing of applicants are published in the Third Report from the Home Affairs Committee (HC 144)

Border and Immigration Agency: correspondence

The Committee considered this matter.

Resolved, That the Committee take evidence from the Border and Immigration Agency.

Committee's future programme

The Committee considered this matter.

Resolved, That the Committee inquire into policing in the 21st Century.

Domestic Violence inquiry

Resolved, That Margaret Moran take the Chair of the Committee for the part of the next meeting which relates to the inquiry into domestic violence.

Police Pay

The Committee considered this matter.

Mrs Jan Berry, Chairman, and John Francis, General Secretary, Police Federation; and Chief Constable Steve Green, Nottinghamshire Police, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 15 January at 12.45 pm.