Joint Committee on Human Rights: Formal Minutes

Monday 7 November 2005

Members present:

Mr Andrew Dismore MP, in the Chair
Lord Bowness
Mary Creagh MP
Dr Evan Harris MP
Lord Judd
Lord Lester of Herne Hill
Dan Norris MP
Mr Richard Shepherd MP
Baroness Stern

1. Deaths in custody

The Committee considered this matter.

Draft Report [Deaths in Custody: Further Government Response to the Third Report from the Committee, Session 2004-05], proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1 to 6 read and agreed to

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

Ordered, That several papers be appended to the Report.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House of Commons and that Baroness Stern do make the Report to the House of Lords.

2. Legislative scrutiny: Children and Adoption Bill

The Committee considered this matter.

3. Counter-terrorism policy and human rights

The Committee considered this matter.

Adjourned till Monday 14 November at 4pm.