Minutes of Meeting

COMMITTEE ON ISSUE OF PRIVILEGE (POLICE SEARCHES ON PARLIAMENTARY ESTATE)

Monday 20 July 2009

Members present:

Sir Menzies Campbell, in the Chair
Sir Alan Beith
Ann Coffey
Ms Patricia Hewitt
Sir Malcolm Rifkind

Declaration of financial interests

Members present made a formal declaration of their financial interests, as in the published Register.

Confidentiality of select committee proceedings

Resolved, That the Committee takes note of the Liaison Committee note of 1 May 1984 on the confidentiality of select committee proceedings.

Evidence submitted to the Committee

The Committee would decide whether to authorise publication of written evidence case-by-case.

Memorandum from the Clerk of the House

The Committee had received an introductory paper from Dr Malcolm Jack, Clerk of the House of Commons.

Adjourned until a date and time to be fixed by the Chairman.