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WEDNESDAY 31ST JANUARY 2001

Members present:

Lord Carlisle of Bucklow
Lord Goldsmith
Lord Lester of Herne Hill
Baroness Perry of Southwark
Baroness Prashar
Baroness Whitaker
Mr Desmond Browne
Sir Patrick Cormack
Jean Corston
Mr Robert Macleannan
Mr Andrew Miller
Mr Gareth Thomas

Jean Corston was elected as Chairman.

The Committee deliberated.

[Adjourned till Monday 5th February at half-past Five o'clock.

MONDAY 5TH FEBRUARY 2001

Members present:

Jean Corston, in the Chair

Lord Goldsmith
Lord Lester of Herne Hill
Baroness Perry of Southwark
Baroness Prashar
Baroness Whitaker
Mr Desmond Browne
Sir Patrick Cormack
Mr Andrew Miller
Mr Gareth Thomas

The Committee deliberated.

Resolved, That the Committee do inquire into the Implementation of the Human Rights Act 1998.—(The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the Committee do inquire into the Scrutiny of Bills.—(The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the Committee do inquire into the Criminal Justice and Police Bill.—(The Chairman.)

[Adjourned till Monday 12th February at half-past Five o'clock.

MONDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2001

Members present:

Jean Corston, in the Chair

Lord Carlisle of Bucklow
Lord Goldsmith
Lord Lester of Herne Hill
Baroness Perry of Southwark
Baroness Prashar
Baroness Whitaker
Mr Desmond Browne
Sir Patrick Cormack
Mr Robert Maclennan

The Committee deliberated.

[Adjourned till Monday 5th March at Five o'clock.

MONDAY 5TH MARCH 2001

Members present:

Jean Corston, in the Chair

Lord Carlisle of Bucklow
Lord Goldsmith
Lord Lester of Herne Hill
Baroness Perry of Southwark
Baroness Prashar
Baroness Whitaker
Mr Desmond Browne
Sir Patrick Cormack
Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr Andrew Miller

The Committee deliberated.

Mr Charles Clarke, a Member of the House, Minister of State, Mrs Valerie Keating, Ms Veronica George, Mr Andrew Cunningham, Mr Bernard Lane, Dr Jill Tan and Mr Simon Hewett, Home Office and Mr Paul Griffiths, HM Treasury, were examined.

Draft Special Report [Criminal Justice and Police Bill], proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

(The Minutes of Proceedings relating to the consideration of the Special Report are published in the First Special Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Criminal Justice and Police Bill (2000–01 (HL Paper 42/HC 296, p.viii).)

[Adjourned till Wednesday 14th March at Five o'clock.

WEDNESDAY 14TH MARCH 2001

Members present:

Jean Corston, in the Chair

Lord Carlisle of Bucklow
Lord Lester of Herne Hill
Baroness Prashar
Baroness Whitaker
Mr Desmond Browne
Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr Andrew Miller
Mr Gareth Thomas

The Committee deliberated.

The Rt Hon Jack Straw, a Member of the House, Secretary of State, Mr Mark de Pulford and Ms Carolyn Sinclair, Home Office, were examined.

[Adjourned till Monday 19th March at Five o'clock.

MONDAY 19TH MARCH 2001

Members present:

Jean Corston, in the Chair

Lord Carlisle of Bucklow
Lord Goldsmith
Lord Lester of Herne Hill
Baroness Whitaker
Mr Desmond Browne
Sir Patrick Cormack
Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr Andrew Miller

The Committee deliberated.

The Lord Chancellor, the Rt Hon Lord Irvine of Lairg and the Attorney General, the Rt Hon Lord Williams of Mostyn, were examined.

[Adjourned till Monday 26th March at half-past Four o'clock.

MONDAY 26TH MARCH 2001

Members present:

Jean Corston, in the Chair

Lord Carlisle of Bucklow
Lord Goldsmith
Lord Lester of Herne Hill
Baroness Perry of Southwark
Baroness Prashar
Baroness Whitaker
Mr Desmond Browne
Sir Patrick Cormack
Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr Andrew Miller

The Committee deliberated.

The Senior Law Lord, Rt Hon Lord Bingham of Cornhill, the Lord Chief Justice, Rt Hon Lord Woolf, and the Master of the Rolls, Rt Hon Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers, were examined.

[Adjourned till Monday 9th April at Five o'clock.

MONDAY 9TH APRIL 2001

Members present:

Jean Corston, in the Chair

Lord Carlisle of Bucklow
Lord Goldsmith
Lord Lester of Herne Hill
Baroness Perry of Southwark
Baroness Prashar
Baroness Whitaker
Mr Desmond Browne
Sir Patrick Cormack
Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr Andrew Miller

The Committee deliberated.

Draft Special Report [Implementation of the Human Rights Act 1998], proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

The Minutes of Proceedings relating to the consideration of the Special Report are published in the Second Special Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, 2000–01, Implementation of the Human Rights Act 1998 (HL Paper 66–I/HC 332–II).)

[Adjourned till Monday 23rd April at Five o'clock.

MONDAY 23RD APRIL 2001

Members present:

Jean Corston, in the Chair

Lord Carlisle of Bucklow
Lord Goldsmith
Lord Lester of Herne Hill
Baroness Prashar
Baroness Whitaker
Mr Desmond Browne
Sir Patrick Cormack
Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr Andrew Miller

The Committee deliberated.

Draft Report [Criminal Justice and Police Bill], proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

The Minutes of Proceedings relating to the consideration of the Report are published in the First Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, 2000–01, Criminal Justice and Police Bill, HL Paper 69/HC 427).)

[Adjourned till Monday 30th April at Five o'clock.

MONDAY 30TH APRIL 2001

Members present:

Jean Corston, in the Chair

Lord Carlisle of Bucklow
Lord Goldsmith
Lord Lester of Herne Hill
Baroness Perry of Southwark
Baroness Prashar
Baroness Whitaker
Mr Desmond Browne
Sir Patrick Cormack
Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr Andrew Miller

The Committee deliberated.

Draft Special Report [Scrutiny of Bills], proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

The Minutes of Proceedings relating to the consideration of the Special Report are published in the Third Special Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, 2000–01, (HL Paper 73/HC 448).)

[Adjourned till a date and time to be fixed by the Chairman.

LIST OF REPORTS FROM THE COMMITTEE IN THE 1997–2001 PARLIAMENT
SESSION 2000–01

First Report: Criminal Justice and Police Bill (HL Paper 69 and HC 427)
Published 26 April 2001

First Special Report: Criminal Justice and Police Bill (HL Paper 42 and HC 296)
Published 13 March 2001

Second Special Report: Implementation of the Human Rights Act 1998 (HL Paper 66-I and
HC 332-I)
Published 10 April 2001

Third Special Report: Scrutiny of Bills (HL Paper 73 and HC 448)
Published 10 May 2001

 
 
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