Constitutional Affairs Committee

Press Notice No. 13 of Session 2006-07, 5 March 2007

ANNOUNCEMENT OF EVIDENCE SESSION

Freedom of Information Follow-up

The Committee will hold a one-off oral evidence session for its inquiry into the Freedom of Information Follow-up

Details of the oral evidence session are as follows:

Tuesday 6 March in The Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 4.15 pm: Rob Evans, The Guardian Newspaper and Sarah Cutler, Assistant Director (Policy), Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID);

At 4.45 pm: Richard Thomas, Information Commissioner, Graham Smith, Deputy Information Commissioner and Jane Durkin, Assistant Information Commissioner

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 inquiry was launched on 5 February 2007 and the full terms of reference are available at:

http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/conaffcom/cac050207pn09.cfm

2. For further information please see the Committee's previous report http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200607/cmselect/cmconst/222/222.pdf

3. 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, Robert Neill MP, Mr Andrew Tyrie MP, Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP, Dr Alan Whitehead MP, Jeremy Wright MP

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