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Constitutional Affairs - Minutes of Evidence

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 31 October 2006.

Oral evidence

Taken before the Constitutional Affairs and Home Affairs Committees

on Tuesday 31 October 2006

Members present:
Mr Alan BeithDavid Howarth
Mr Richard BenyonGwyn Prosser
James BrokenshireBob Russell
Ms Karen BuckMartin Salter
Mr James ClappisonKeith Vaz
Mrs Ann CryerDr Alan Whitehead
Mrs Janet DeanMr David Winnick
Mr John DenhamJeremy Wright
Mrs Siân C James

Mr John Denham was called to the Chair


Witness: Professor Francesca Klug, LSE Human Rights Centre, gave evidence.

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Witness: Jonathan Fisher QC, Head of Research, Society of Conservative Lawyers, gave evidence.

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Mr Alan Beith was called to the Chair

Witness: Rabinder Singh QC, gave evidence.

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Members present:
Mr Alan BeithMrs Siân C James
James BrokenshireMr Piara S Khabra
Ms Karen BuckGwyn Prosser
Mr James ClappisonBob Russell
Mrs Ann CryerMr Gary Streeter
Mrs Janet DeanDr Alan Whitehead
Mr John DenhamJeremy Wright
David Howarth

Mr Alan Beith was called to the Chair

Witness: Rt Hon Lord Justice Maurice Kay gave evidence.

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Mr John Denham was called to the Chair

Witnesses: Rt Hon Lord Falconer of Thoroton QC, a Member of the House of Lords, Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs and Lord Chancellor, and Rt Hon Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC, a Member of the House of Lords, Minister of State, Home Office, gave evidence.

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1. Memorandum submitted by the Home Office and the Department for Constitutional Affairs

Appendix A

2. Memorandum submitted by Professor Francesca Klug

Appendix A

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