Cocaine trade inquiry continues

01 December 2009

The Commons Home Affairs Committee holds an evidence session with Justice Minister, Maria Eagle, the UK Border Agency, the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) and senior police officers as part of its inquiry into the cocaine trade. Watch live from 10.30 am

The witnesses are:


  • ACC Mick Matthews, Gloucestershire Police and Association of Chief Police Officers Lead for Cocaine
  • Chris Pearson, Metropolitan Police Intelligence Bureau


  • Brodie Clark, Head of Border Force, UK Border Agency
  • Mark Fuchter, Deputy Director Border Force, UK Border Agency


  • Maria Eagle MP, Minister of State, Ministry of Justice
  • Ian Poree, Director of Commissioning and Operational Policy, National Offender Management Service

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  • Bill Hughes, Director General, Serious Organised Crime Agency
  • Neil Giles, Cocaine Lead, Serious Organised Crime Agency

Image: Niall Carson/PA

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