Formal Minutes

Tuesday 11 March 2008

Members present:

Keith Vaz, in the Chair
Tom Brake
Ms Karen Buck
Mr James Clappison
Mrs Ann Cryer
David T.C. Davies
Mrs Janet Dean
Gwyn Prosser
Bob Russell
Martin Salter
Mr Gary Streeter
Mr David Winnick

New Member (declaration of interests)

Tom Brake disclosed his interests, pursuant to the Resolution of the House of 13 July 1992, as follows:

Sponsorship or financial or material support

Donation to my constituency party from Jay Patel, of Ryedowns Ltd (personal donation). (Registered 28 January 2008)

Other interests declared

Chair of Brian Paddick's mayoral campaign

Domestic Violence (follow-up to last evidence session)

The Committee considered this matter.

US Congressional Delegation

The Committee considered this matter.

Spring Supplementary Estimates

The Committee considered this matter.

Policing in the 21st Century

David T.C. Davies declared an interest as a Special Constable with the British Transport Police.

Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London; Boris Johnson MP; Brian Paddick; and Len Duvall, Chairman, Metropolitan Police Authority, and Paul Stephenson, Deputy Commissioner, Metropolitan Police Service, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 18 March at 10.15 am.