Proceeds of Crime Bill

– in a Public Bill Committee at on 5 February 2002.

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[Mr. Roger Gale in the Chair]

Photo of Roger Gale Roger Gale Vice-Chair, Conservative Party 10:30, 5 February 2002

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. On my way here I was musing whether we should perhaps have arranged home visits for some members of the Committee—but some things are beyond the power of even the Chairman. There is light at the end of the tunnel, however, and if hon. Members keep digging, they should break out at the appropriate time tonight.

Photo of Mr Nick Hawkins Mr Nick Hawkins Conservative, Surrey Heath

On a point of order, Mr. Gale. The only question in our minds is whether the light at the end of the tunnel will be that of an approaching train about to run us over.

Photo of Roger Gale Roger Gale Vice-Chair, Conservative Party

Happily, that is not a question for the Chair, but the hon. Gentleman may wish to consider it on Report.Clause 428 Enforcement in different parts of the United Kingdom