Formal Minutes

Wednesday 20 July 2005

Members present:

Mr Jimmy Hood, in the Chair
Mr David S Borrow
Mr William Cash
Mr Michael Connarty
Rosie Cooper
Jim Dobbin
Michael Gove
Nia Griffith
Mr David Hamilton
Mr Lindsay Hoyle
Angus Robertson
Mr Anthony Steen
Mr Richard Younger-Ross

The Committee deliberated.

Draft Report, proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1.1 to 6.18 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 6.19 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 6.20 to 24 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Fourth Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House.

Resolved, That the Committee do visit Austria, Bulgaria and Turkey in December 2005. - ( The Chairman.)

Ordered, That the Chairman do seek the approval of the Liaison Committee for expenditure in connection with the said visit.

Ordered, That the Chairman and the Clerk do visit Brussels on 17-18 October to attend a meeting of the European Parliament's Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee in a representative capacity. - ( The Chairman.)

The Committee further deliberated.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 12 October at half-past Two o'clock.