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All oral evidence

A session is a parliamentary year. Sessions normally begin in the Spring with the State Opening of Parliament and run for about 12 months. There are normally five sessions in each Parliament.

18 November 2020
Inquiry Channel crossings, migration and asylum-seeking routes through the EU
Witnesses David Blundell QC (Barrister at Landmark Chambers), Ainhoa Campas Velasco (PhD student at University of Southampton), Michelle Knorr (Barrister at Doughty Street Chambers), Alp Mehmet MVO, Dr Peter Walsh, and Jill Rutter
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
11 November 2020
Inquiry Channel crossings, migration and asylum-seeking routes through the EU
Witnesses Halvor Frihagen (Lawyer at Andersen & Bache-Wiig AS), Frode Forfang (Director General at Norwegian Directorate of Immigration), Madeline Gleeson, and Professor Natalie Klein
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
4 November 2020
Work The work of the Minister for Future Borders and Immigration (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Philippa Rouse (Director, Future Border & Immigration System Directorate at Home Office), Kevin Foster MP (Minister for Future Borders and Immigration at Home Office), and Marc Owen OBE (Director of National and International Operations at Home Office)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
21 October 2020
Inquiry Home Office preparedness for Covid-19 (Coronavirus)
Witnesses Chief Constable Pam Kelly (Chief Constable at Gwent Police), Chief Constable Andy Rhodes (Chief Constable at Lancashire Constabulary), Assistant Commissioner Louisa Rolfe (Lead on Domestic Abuse Portfolio at National Police Chiefs' Council), and Assistant Chief Constable Owen Weatherill (Silver Command, Operation Talla at National Police Chiefs' Council)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
30 September 2020
Inquiry Channel crossings, migration and asylum-seeking routes through the EU
Witnesses Rossella Pagliuchi-Lor (Representative to the UK at United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)), and Vincent Cochetel (Special Envoy for the Central Mediterranean Situation at United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR))
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
14 October 2020
Work The work of the Home Office (Regular evidence sessions)
Witnesses Wendy Williams, HM Inspector of Constabulary and HM Inspector of Fire and Rescue Services
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
23 September 2020
Work Counter-extremism and counter-terrorism (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Sara Khan (Lead Commissioner at Commission for Countering Extremism), and Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu (QPM and National Lead for Counter Terrorism Policing at Metropolitan Police Service)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
16 September 2020
Inquiry Channel crossings, migration and asylum-seeking routes through the EU
Witnesses Beth Gardiner-Smith (Chief Executive Officer at Safe Passage UK), and Maddy Allen (Advocacy Manager at Help Refugees)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
9 September 2020
Inquiry Channel crossings, migration and asylum-seeking routes through the EU
Witnesses Jenny Coles (President at Association of Directors of Children’s Services), and Roger Gough (Vice-Chairman, Local Government Association Task Force on Asylum, Refugees and Migration and Leader at Kent County Council)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
3 September 2020
Inquiry Channel crossings, migration and asylum-seeking routes through the EU
Witnesses Robert Jones (Director of Threat Leadership at National Crime Agency), Dan O'Mahoney (Clandestine Channel Threat Commander at Home Office), Tyson Hepple (Director General, Immigration Enforcement at Home Office), and Abi Tierney (Director General, UK Visas and Immigration at Home Office)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
22 July 2020
Inquiry The Macpherson Report: twenty-one years on
Witnesses Inspector Dan Popple (Inspector at West Midlands Police), PC Adam Ahmed (Leicestershire Police), Bishop Derek Webley (Co-Chair at Windrush Cross-Government Working Group), Pastor Lorraine Jones (Founder and CEO at Dwayne Simpson Foundation CIC), and Sayce Holmes-Lewis (Founder and CEO at Mentivity)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
15 July 2020
Work The work of the Home Secretary (Regular evidence sessions)
Witnesses Rt Hon Priti Patel MP (Home Secretary at Home Office), Matthew Rycroft CBE (Permanent Secretary at Home Office), and Shona Dunn (Second Permanent Secretary at Home Office)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
8 July 2020
Work The work of the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service (Non-inquiry session), and The Macpherson Report: twenty-one years on (Inquiry)
Witnesses Dame Cressida Dick DBE QPM (Commissioner at Metropolitan Police), and Assistant Commissioner Helen Ball (Assistant Commissioner for Professionalism at Metropolitan Police)
Committees Home Affairs Committee, and Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
1 July 2020
Work The work of the Home Office (Regular evidence sessions)
Witnesses Matthew Rycroft CBE (Permanent Secretary at Home Office), Shona Dunn (Second Permanent Secretary at Home Office), and Charu Gorasia (Director General, Capabilities and Resources at Home Office)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
24 June 2020
Inquiry The Macpherson Report: twenty-one years on
Witnesses Assistant Commissioner Martin Hewitt QPM (Chair at National Police Chiefs' Council), and Chief Constable Ian Hopkins QPM (Lead for Workforce Representation and Diversity at National Police Chiefs' Council)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
24 June 2020
Work The Government's proposals for the UK's new immigration system (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Professor Brian Bell (Interim Chair at Migration Advisory Committee)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
17 June 2020
Inquiry The Macpherson Report: twenty-one years on
Witnesses Professor Ben Bowling (Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Kings College London), Katrina Ffrench (Chief Executive at StopWatch), Nick Glynn (Senior Programme Officer at Open Society Foundations), Rosalind Comyn (Policy and Campaigns Officer at Liberty), and Mirren Gidda (Journalist at Liberty Investigates)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
10 June 2020
Inquiry Home Office preparedness for Covid-19 (Coronavirus)
Witnesses Professor James Wilsdon (Vice-Chair at International Network for Government Science Advice), Professor Gabriel Leung (Dean of Medicine at Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong), Professor Teo Yik-Ying (Dean at Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore), and Sir David Skegg (Emeritus Professor of Epidemiology and former Vice-Chancellor, University of Otago, New Zealand)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
3 June 2020
Inquiry Home Office preparedness for Covid-19 (Coronavirus)
Witnesses Commander Karen Baxter (Head of Economic Crime at City of London Police), Graeme Biggar (CBE and Director General at National Economic Crime Centre), Susie Hargreaves OBE (Chief Executive at Internet Watch Foundation), and Robert Jones (Director of Threat Leadership at National Crime Agency)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
22 May 2020
Inquiry Home Office preparedness for Covid-19 (Coronavirus)
Witnesses Sarah West (Chief Operations Officer, Port of Dover), Tony Smith (CBE, Chair, International Border Management and Technologies Association, Former interim Director General of Border Force), Karen Dee (Chief Executive at Airport Operators Association), Professor Gabriel Scally (Visiting Professor of Public Health at Bristol University), and Professor Annelies Wilder-Smith (Professor of Emerging Infectious Diseases at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
Total results 28 (page 1 of 2)