Joint Committee on Human Rights Twenty-Eighth Report

Formal Minutes

Tuesday 15 July 2008

Members present:

Mr Andrew Dismore MP, in the Chair

Lord Dubs
Lord Lester of Herne Hill
The Earl of Onslow
Baroness Stern
John Austin MP
Dr Evan Harris MP
Mr Virendra Sharma MP


Draft Report (UN Convention Against Torture: Discrepancies in Evidence Given to the Committee About the Use of Prohibited Interrogation Techniques in Iraq), proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

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

Paragraphs 1 to 19 read and agreed to.

Annex read and agreed to.

Several Papers were ordered to be appended to the Report.

Resolved, That the Report be the Twenty-eighth Report of the Committee to each House.

Ordered, That the Chairman make the Report to the House of Commons and that Baroness Stern make the Report to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That embargoed copies of the Report be made available, in accordance with the provisions of Standing Order No. 134.


[Adjourned till Monday 21 July at 3.30pm.

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