Joint Committee on Human Rights Formal Minutes

Monday 24 October 2005

Members present

Mr Andrew Dismore MP, in the Chair
Lord Campbell of Alloway
Mr Douglas Carswell MP
Mary Creagh MP
Dr Evan Harris MP
Lord Judd
Lord Lester of Herne Hill
Dan Norris MP
Lord Plant of Highfield
Mr Richard Shepherd MP
Baroness Stern

1. Deaths in custody: further response from the Government

The Committee considered this matter.

2. Counter-terrorism policy and human rights

Resolved, That the Committee take evidence from the Muslim Council of Britain in connection with the inquiry into counter-terrorism policy and human rights.

Counter-terrorism policy and human rights: Rt Hon Charles Clarke MP, Secretary of State for the Home Department, Home Office; Deputy Assistant Commissioner Peter Clarke CVO QPM, Head of the Metropolitan  Police Anti-Terrorist Branch, and Chief Constable Ken Jones QPM, Head of Business Area for Terrorism and Allied Matters, Association of Chief Police Officers, were examined.

[Adjourned till Monday 31 October at 4.00 pm]