Home Affairs Press Notice


Oral evidence session

The following evidence session has been arranged as part of the above inquiry:

Tuesday 18 March 2008 at 10.30 a.m.


10.30 am Assistant Chief Constable Nick Gargan, Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO), and Chief Constable Peter Neyroud, Chief Executive, National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA)

11.30 am Rt Hon Tony McNulty MP, Minister of State, Home Office

Location: Wilson Room, Portcullis House

The Chairman of the Committee, Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP, said: "This is the final session in our major inquiry into the surveillance society in Britain. This will be the opportunity for members to question the Minister on all of the major issues including the DNA database, the security procedures that will protect the national ID card database and the use of intercept evidence."

The session will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis. There is no system for the prior reservation of seats in Committee Rooms. It is advisable to allow about 20 minutes to pass through security checks. Committee room and timing are subject to change.

Details of this inquiry were set out in a press notice issued on 27 March 2007