Wednesday 12 December 2007
Mr Alan Beith, in the Chair
Dr Nick Palmer
Mr Virendra Sharma
Mr Andrew Tyrie
Dr Alan Whitehead
1. Future Programme
The Committee discussed this matter
2. Devolution: a decade on
Resolved, That the Committee take oral evidence from Rt Hon Peter Hain, Secretary of State for Wales, the Rt Hon Des Browne, Secretary of State for Scotland, David Middleton, Head of Department , Scotland Office and Alan Cogbill, Director, Wales Office on 15 January 2008.
3. Towards Effective Sentencing
Lord Carter of Coles; Andrew Bridges CBE, HM Chief Inspector of Probation, Anne Owers CBE, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, Juliet Lyon, Prison Reform Trust/Criminal Justice Alliance and Paul Tidball, Prison Governors Association gave oral evidence.
Adjourned till Monday 17 December at 5.00 pm