Welsh Affairs Committee

Session 2003 - 04

22 July  2004


The inquiry

The House of Commons Welsh Affairs Committee is to conduct an inquiry into the Police Service, Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour  in Wales.

The following are the terms of reference for the inquiry:

• The National Police Plan

• Use and availability of resources

• Performance and comparisons with other forces

• Local Government and National Assembly for Wales Strategies

• Strategies to address crime and anti-social behaviour

Call for written evidence

Interested parties are invited to submit written evidence to the Clerk of the Committee at the address above, to arrive not later than Monday 11 October 2004.  If possible, please supply an electronic version in MS Word or Rich Text format, either by e mail to welshcom@parliament.uk or on a disk.  If submitted by e mail or e mail attachment, a letter should also be sent validating the e mail.  Further guidance on the submission of evidence can be found at: www.parliament.uk/commons/selcom/witguide.htm

Timetable for the inquiry

It is likely that the Committee will hold oral evidence sessions in October.  This will be followed by a further announcement on oral evidence sessions in the autumn 

Membership of the Committee: Mr Martyn Jones MP (Chairman), Mr Martin Caton MP, Mr Huw Edwards MP, Mr Nigel Evans MP, Dr Hywel Francis MP, Ms Julie Morgan MP, Mr Albert Owen MP, Hywel Williams MP, Mr Mark Prisk MP, Mrs Betty Williams MP and Mr Roger Williams MP.