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European Union - Twenty-First Report

Here you can browse the report which was ordered by the House of Lords to be printed 22 May 2007.


Terms of Reference

FOREWORD—What this report is about

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Passenger Name Records

Chapter 3: The 2004 Agreement: Negotiation and Conclusion

Chapter 4: The 2004 Agreement: Decline and Fall

Chapter 5: The 2006 Interim Agreement and the Baker letter

Chapter 6: Negotiations for a New Agreement

Chapter 7: Other Developments

Chapter 8: Summary of Conclusions and Recommendations

Appendix 1: Sub-Committee F (Home Affairs)

Appendix 2: List of witnesses

Appendix 3: Letter from the Secretary of Homeland Security to Members of the European Parliament

Appendix 4: Commission Adequacy Decision, Undertakings and PNR Data Elements


Appendix 5: 2004 Agreement

Appendix 6: 2006 Interim Agreement

Appendix 7: Baker exchange of letters

Appendix 8: List of abbreviations

Appendix 9: Other relevant reports from the Select Committee


Dr Gus Hosein, Visiting Scholar, American Civil Liberties Union

Oral evidence, 28 February 2007

Ms Joan Ryan MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, and
Mr Tom Dodd, Director of Border and Visa Policy, Home Office

Oral evidence, 7 March 2007

Supplementary written evidence    19

Rt Hon Baroness Ashton of Upholland, Parliamentary
Under-Secretary of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs

Supplementary written evidence     25

Professor Elspeth Guild, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
and Mr Tony Bunyan, Director, Statewatch

Written evidence, CEPS    27

Oral evidence, 21 March 2007

Supplementary written evidence, Professor Elspeth Guild, CEPS    39

Supplementary written evidence, Mr Tony Bunyan, Statewatch    39

Mr Jonathan Faull, Director General for Justice, Freedom and Security
(JLS), and Ms Cecilia Verkleij, DG policy lead on PNR and data
protection policy
, European Commission    

Oral evidence, 22 March 2007

Mr Joaquín Bayo Delgado, Assistant European Data Protection Supervisor, and Mr Hielke Hijmans, Legal Adviser, EDPS

Written evidence, Mr Peter Hustinx, EDPS    48

Oral evidence, 22 March 2007    49


British Air Transport Authority    54

Department for Transport Aviation Directorate    55

Office of the Information Commissioner    56

Professor Paul de Hert, Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and
Society, The Netherlands, and Vrije Universiteit, Brussels and
Ms Gloria González Fuster, Researcher, Institute for European
Studies, Vrije Universiteit, Brussels    61


References in the text of the Report are as follows:

(Q) refers to a question in oral evidence

(p) refers to a page of written evidence

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