Home Affairs Committee Press Notice

Session 2005-06, dated 5 October 2005




COMMITTEE TO TAKE EVIDENCE ON GOVERNMENT'S DRAFT TERRORISM BILL

The Government published a draft Terrorism Bill on 15 September. These included draft clauses from the forthcoming Terrorism Bill. The Home Affairs Committee will take evidence on the draft Bill on Tuesday 11 October. The full details of the session are as follows:

Date

Time

Witnesses

Location

Tuesday 11 October

10.30 am

Rt Hon Charles Clarke MP, Home Secretary; followed at approximately 12.00 pm by Vicki Chapman, Head of Law Reform, and Alexandra Marks, Chair, Law Reform Board, Law Society, Shami Chakrabarti, Director, and Gareth Crossman, Director, Policy, Liberty and Roger Smith, Director, and Eric Metcalfe, Human Rights Policy Director, JUSTICE

The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House (tbc)

The session will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis. There is no system for the prior reservation of seats in Committee Rooms. It is advisable to allow about 20 minutes to pass through security checks. Committee rooms are subject to change. It is advisable that those interested in attending the session should check the Committee's website a few days before the meeting.