Northern Ireland Affairs Committee: Formal Minutes

Formal Minutes No. 17


Wednesday 15 February 2006

Members present:

Sir Patrick Cormack (Chairman)

David Anderson
Gordon Banks
Mr Gregory Campbell
Rosie Cooper
Mr Christopher Fraser
Mr John Grogan
Lady Hermon
Mr Stephen Hepburn
Dr Alasdair McDonnell
Mr Stephen Pound
Sammy Wilson

1. Work of the Committee in 2005

Draft Report (Work of the Committee in 2005)

(The Minutes of Proceedings relating to the consideration of the Report are published in the Second Report from the Committee, HC928 (2005-06)  p.8).

2. Future visits to Northern Ireland

The Committee considered this matter.

3. Organised Crime

Sir Hugh Orde OBE, Chief Constable, Peter Sheridan, Assistant Chief Constable and Head of the Crime Operations Department,  Philip Aiken, Head of Organised Crime Branch and  Mark Evans, Director of Analytical Services, PSNI gave oral evidence.

 [Adjourned till Wednesday 1 March at half past Two o'clock.