Joint Committee on Human Rights Formal Minutes

Monday 22 May 2006

Members present:
Mr Andrew Dismore MP, in the Chair
Lord Campbell of Alloway
Mary Creagh MP
Dr Evan Harris MP
Lord Judd
Mr Richard Shepherd MP
Baroness Stern


Annie Campbell, Director, and Rebecca Dudley, Women's Aid Volunteer, Women's Aid Federation Northern Ireland, and Ann Hamilton, Principal Officer, Glasgow City Council and Chair and Bronagh Andrew, Counter Trafficking Development Officer, Glasgow Inter Agency Working Group, were examined.

Christine Beddoe, Director, End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and the Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes (ECPAT UK) and Nasima patel, Area Children's Service manager, London, NSPCC, were examined.


Draft Report [Legislative Scrutiny: Tenth Progress 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 2.61 read and agreed to.

Summary read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Twentieth Report of the Committee to each House.

Several Papers were ordered to be appended to the Report.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House of Commons and Baroness Stern do make the Report to the House of Lords.

[Adjourned till Monday 5 June at 4.00pm.