Constitutional Affairs Committee

Press notice

No. 32 of Session 2006-07   13 June 2007

ANNOUNCEMENT OF EVIDENCE SESSION

Operation of the Judicial Appointments Commission

The Committee will hold a follow up oral evidence session into the Operation of the Judicial Appointments Commission.

Details of the oral evidence session are as follows:

Wednesday 20 June in Committee Room 16, House of Commons

At 3.15pm: Clare Pelham, Chief Executive, Professor Dame Hazel Genn DBE, Commissioner and Sarah Nathan, Commissioner, Judicial Appointments Commission

At 4.00pm: Geoffrey Vos QC, Chairman, and Pamela Bhalla, Equality & Diversity Advisor, Bar Council; Alexandra Marks, Chairman of the Law Reform Board and Vicky Chapman, Head of Law Reform, The Law Society

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 Committee previously took evidence from the JAC on 20 March 2007. The transcript from that session can be found on the Committee’s website at:  http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200607/cmselect/cmconst/uc416-i/uc41601.htm

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

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