Tuesday 18 November 2008

Members present:

Keith Vaz, in the Chair
Ms Karen Buck
Mr James Clappison
Mrs Ann Cryer
David T.C. Davies
Mrs Janet Dean
Patrick Mercer
Margaret Moran
Mr Gary Streeter
Mr David Winnick

Monitoring the UK Border Agency

The Committee considered this matter.

Monitoring the UK Border Agency

The Chairman declared a non-pecuniary interest as the spouse of an immigration solicitor and part-time judge.

Mr John Vine CBE QPM, Chief Inspector, UK Border Agency, and Mrs Linda Costelloe-Baker, Independent Monitor of Entry Clearance Refusals, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Thursday 20 November at 10.15 am