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Written evidence

Oral evidence

Wednesday 19 June 2013

Witnesses:

  • Juliet Lyon, Director, The Prison Reform Trust
  • Sorcha Daly, Specialist Contracts Manager, Women in Prison
  • Mark Johnson, Founder, User Voice

Wednesday 26 June 2013

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • General the Lord Ramsbotham GCB CBE

Panel 2:

  • Nuala Mole, Founder and Senior Lawyer at the Aire Centre
  • Aidan O’Neill QC
  • Angela Patrick, Director of Human Rights Policy at JUSTICE
  • Lord Faulks QC, Chairman of Research at the Society of Conservative Lawyers, gave evidence

Wednesday 3 July 2013

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Lord Lester of Herne Hill QC
  • The Rt Hon Lord Goldsmith QC 

Panel 2:

  • Dr Michael Pinto-Duschinsky, Senior consultant on Constitutional Affairs, Policy Exchange
  • Mr Dominic Raab MP

Wednesday 10 July 2013

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Professor Sir Francis Jacobs, Professor of Law, King’s College London
  • Dr Cormac Behan, Lecturer in Criminology, University of Sheffield
  • Professor Dirk Van Zyl Smit, Professor of Comparative and International Penal Law, University of Nottingham

Panel 2:

  • Julian Roberts, Professor of Criminology, University of Oxford
  • Professor Mike Hough, Professor of Criminal Policy and Co-Director of the Institute for Criminal Policy, Birkbeck University of London

Wednesday 17 July 2013

Witnesses:

  • Rt Hon Jack Straw MP
  • Rt Hon David Davis MP

Wednesday 9 October 2013

Panel 1:

  • Rt Hon Lord Mackay of Clashfern KT

Panel 2:

  • Professor Jeremy Waldron, Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory, All Souls College, University of Oxford, Professor Nicola Lacey, School Professor, Law, Gender and Social Policy, London School of Economics, Christopher Bennett, Senior Lecturer, and Daniel Viehoff, Department of Philosophy, University of Sheffield, and Martin Kettle, Home Affairs Policy Adviser, Mission and Public Affairs Division, Church of England

Wednesday 16th October 2013

Panel 1:

  • Nick Hardwick, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prisons

Panel 2:

  • Eoin McLennan Murray, President of the Prison Governors Association; Paul McDowell, Chief Executive of Nacro; Digby Griffith, Director of National Operational Services at National Offender Management Service

Wednesday 23 October 2013

Witness:

  • Robert Walter MP, Head of the UK delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

Wednesday 30 October 2013

Witness:

Panel 1:

  • Tony Kelly, Taylor and Kelly
  • Sean Humber, Partner and Head of Department, Leigh Day
  • Benjamin Burrows, Solicitor, Leigh Day

Panel 2:

  1. Joshua Rozenberg, Legal Commentator and Journalist
  2. Adam Wagner, UK Human Rights Blog

Wednesday 6 November 2013

Witness:

Panel 1:

  • Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General, Council of Europe
  • Christos Giakoumopoulis, Director of Human Rights at the General Directorate of Human Rights and Rule of Law, Council of Europe

Panel 2:

  • Rt Hon Dominic Grieve MP, Attorney General

Wednesday 20 November 2013

Parliament TV: watch 20 November 2013 meeting

Witnesses:

  • Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice
  • Mark Sweeney, Ministry of Justice

Terms of reference

Terms of reference - were published on 16 May 2013