Constitutional Affairs Committee

Press notice

No. 33 of Session 2006-07
26 June 2007

ANNOUNCEMENT OF EVIDENCE SESSION

Towards Effective Sentencing

The Committee will hold its third evidence session into its inquiry Towards Effective Sentencing.

Details of the oral evidence session are as follows:

Tuesday 26 June in The Grimond Room, Portcullis House

  At 4.15pm: Judge Julian Hall and John Thornhill, Magistrates Association

At 5.00pm: Lucie Russell, Smart Justice; Roger Hill, Director of Probation, and Baroness Linklater, Thames Valley Partnership

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 in connection with this inquiry on 5 June 2007. The transcript from that session can be found on the Committee’s website at:  http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmconst.htm

2. Committee Membership is as follows: Rt Hon Alan Beith MP (Chairman), David Howarth MP, Siân James 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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