Select Committee on Home Affairs First Report


FORMAL MINUTES

Tuesday 21 December 2004

Members present:

Mr John Denham, in the Chair


Mr James Clappison
Mrs Janet Dean
Mr Damian Green
Mr Gwyn Prosser
Mr Marsha Singh
Mr John Taylor
David Winnick




The Committee deliberated.

Draft Report (Rehabilitation of Prisoners), proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the Chairman's draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1 to 80 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 81 read, as follows:

We recognise that home detention curfew has a role to play in the Criminal Justice System. We recommend that the Government continue to monitor carefully the re-offending rates for those on home detention curfew.

Amendment proposed, in line 1, to leave out from the beginning to the word "We" in line 2.—(Mr James Clappison.)

Question put, that the Amendment be made.

The Committee divided.


Ayes, 3
  
Mr James Clappison
Mr Damian Green
Mr John Taylor
Noes, 4
  
Mrs Janet Dean
Mr Gwyn Prosser
Mr Marsha Singh
David Winnick



Paragraph agreed to.

Paragraphs 82 to 393 agreed to.

Annexes agreed to.

Summary read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the First Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House.

Ordered, That the provisions of Standing Order No. 134 (Select committee (reports)) be applied to the Report.

Ordered, That the Appendices to the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee be reported to the House.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 11 January 2005 at 2.15 pm




 
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