Joint Committee on Human Rights: Formal Minutes

Monday 8 January 2007

Members present:

Mr Andrew Dismore MP, in the Chair

Lord Judd

Nia Griffith MP

The Earl of Onslow

Dr Evan Harris MP

Lord Plant of Highfield

Baroness Stern

1. TREATMENT OF ASYLUM SEEKERS

Clare Phillips and Adrian Matthews, Office of the Children's Commissioner for England, Lisa Nandy, The Children's Society, and Rona Blackwood, Save the Children, were examined.

Anne Owers CBE, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prisons, Jan Shaw, Amnesty International UK, and Sarah Cutler, Bail for Immigration Detainees, were examined.

[Adjourned till Monday 15 January at 4pm.