European Scrutiny Committee

News Release, PN No. 9, 2006-07


Committee Office, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Media Enquiries: Alex Paterson 020 7219 1589

22 March 2007

ORAL EVIDENCE FROM JOAN RYAN MP, PARLIAMENTARY UNDER-SECRETARY OF STATE, HOME OFFICE. WEDNESDAY 28 MARCH 2007

Please note that the European Scrutiny Committee will be taking evidence in public from Joan Ryan MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office, on the Draft Council Framework Decision on the transfer of prisoners, on Wednesday 28 March. The evidence session will focus specifically on the question of parliamentary scrutiny procedure.

This evidence session will take place at 2.30pm in The Wilson Room, Portcullis House.

For more information please contact Alex Paterson (Contact details above).

Note for Editors

The European Scrutiny Committee reports to the House on the legal and political importance of each EU document and recommends EU documents for debate. Such debates take place either in a European Standing Committee or on the Floor of the House. The Committee normally reports weekly on a range of documents when the House is sitting.

The Committee has 16 Members, as follows: Michael Connarty MP (Chairman), Labour, David Borrow MP, Labour, William Cash MP, Conservative, James Clappison MP, Conservative, Katy Clark MP, Labour, Wayne David MP, Labour, Jim Dobbin MP, Labour/Co-op, Nia Griffith MP, Labour, David Hamilton MP, Labour, Greg Hands MP, Conservative, David Heathcoat-Amory MP, Conservative, Jimmy Hood MP, Labour , Lindsay Hoyle MP, Labour, Angus Robertson MP, SNP, Anthony Steen MP, Conservative, Richard Younger Ross MP, Lib Dem

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