Formal Minutes

Tuesday 15 January 2008

Members present:

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

Declaration of interests

The Committee considered this matter.

Human trafficking

The Committee considered this matter.

Committee's future programme

The Committee considered this matter.

Policing in the 21st Century

The Committee considered this matter.

Resolved, That the Committee visit Newark, Reading and Monmouth in connection with its inquiry into Policing in the 21st Century

Committee travel

The Committee considered this matter

Work of the Committee in 2007

(Minutes of Proceedings relating to the Committee's consideration of the Chairman's draft Report on the Work of the Committee in 2007 are published in the Fourth Report from the Home Affairs Committee (HC 226, page 19).)

A Surveillance Society?

The Committee considered this matter

The Work of the Border and Immigration Agency

The Committee considered this matter.

Lin Homer, Chief Executive, and Emily Miles, Director, Case Resolution Directorate, Border and Immigration Agency, gave oral evidence.

Domestic violence

Margaret Moran took the Chair, in accordance with the Resolution of the Committee of 18 December 2007.

The Committee considered this matter.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 22 January at 10 am.