Joint Committee on Human Rights: Formal Minutes

Wednesday 21 February 2007

Lord Judd

Nia Griffith MP

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Dr Evan Harris MP

Lord Plant of Highfield

Baroness Stern

1. COUNTER-TERRORISM POLICY AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Ordered, That the provisions of House of Commons Standing Order No. 137A (Select committees: power to work with other committees) be applied to the written evidence submitted by the Metropolitan Police on 2 February 2007, in respect of the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee.€” ( The Chairman.)

2. TREATMENT OF ASYLUM SEEKERS
Mr Liam Byrne MP, Minister of State for Immigration, Citizenship and Nationality, Mr Matthew Coats, Senior Director, Asylum, Mr Jeremy Oppenheim, Director, Social Policy, and Mr Stuart Hyde, Director, Enforcement and Removal, Home Office, were examined.

3. LEGISLATIVE SCRUTINY
The Committee considered this matter.

[Adjourned till Monday 26 February at 4.00pm