Joint Committee on Human Rights Formal Minutes

Monday 8 May 2006

Members present:

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

1. HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Resolved, That the Committee take evidence from the Glasgow Inter Agency Trafficking Working Group, the Women's Aid Federation Northern Ireland, ECPAT UK (End Child Prostitution, Pornography and Trafficking), the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, the Immigration Law Practitioners' Association, the Solicitors' International Human Rights Group and Amnesty International.€”(The Chairman.)

2. LEGISLATIVE SCRUTINY

Draft Report [Legislative Scrutiny: Ninth Progress Report] proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

[ The formal minutes relating to the consideration of the Report are published in the Eighteenth Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Session 2005-06, Legislative Scrutiny: Ninth Progress Report, HL Paper 177/HC 1098, pp 18-21.]

[Adjourned till Monday 15 May at 4pm.