Constitutional Affairs Committee

Press notice

No. 43 of Session 2006-07

23 July 2007

ANNOUNCEMENT OF EVIDENCE SESSION

Towards Effective Sentencing and The work of the Ministry of Justice.

The Committee will hold its fifth evidence session into its inquiry Towards Effective Sentencing. In the second part of the session the Committee will question the Lord chancellor on the work of the Ministry of Justice

Details of the oral evidence session are as follows:

Tuesday 24 July in The Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 7.30pm: Rt Hon Jack Straw MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice

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. This is the fifth evidence session for this inquiry. The transcript from the previous sessions 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, 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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