Constitutional Affairs Committee

Press Notice No. 7 of Session 2006-07, 1 February 2007

ANNOUNCEMENT OF EVIDENCE SESSION

Implementation of the Carter Review of Legal Aid

The Committee will hold the fourth evidence session in its inquiry into the Implementation of the Carter Review of Legal Aid:

Details of the oral evidence session are as follows:

Tuesday 6 February in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 4.15pm: Carter Diversity Group; Legal Aid Practitioners Group

At approx. 5.00 pm: Criminal Law Solicitors' Association; Thompsons Solicitors; Association of Major Criminal Law Firms; Cousins Tyrer

A transcript of the session will be available (within 5 days) on the Reports and Publications page of the Committee's website: www.parliament.uk/conaffcom/

Notes:

1. The full terms of reference for this inquiry are available at:

http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/conaffcom/cac250706pn35.cfm

2.The DCA's A Fairer Deal for Legal Aid is available on the Department for Constitutional Affairs website: www.dca.gov.uk.

Lord Carter's Review of Legal Aid Procurement is available at www.legalaidprocurementreview.gov.uk

2. Committee Membership is as follows: Rt Hon Alan Beith MP (Chairman), David Howarth MP, Siân James MP, Mr Piara S Khabra MP, Jessica Morden MP, Julie Morgan MP, Bob Neill MP, Mr Andrew Tyrie MP, Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP, Dr Alan Whitehead MP, Jeremy Wright MP

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