Home Affairs Committee Press Notice

INQUIRY INTO JUSTICE AND HOME AFFAIRS ISSUES AT EUROPEAN UNION LEVEL

The following evidence session has been arranged as part of the above inquiry:

Date and Time: Tuesday 9 January 2007 at 10.15 a.m.

Inquiry: Justice and Home Affairs Issues at European Union Level

Witnesses: Chief Constable Paul Kernaghan CBE, QPM, Association of Chief Police Officers (lead for International Affairs), Superintendent Mike Flynn, Director, Joint Operating Authority, Mr Michel Quille, Deputy Director, Corporate Governance Department, European Police Office (Europol), and Mr Bill Hughes, Director-General, and Mr Rob Wainwright, Deputy Director, International Directorate, Serious and Organised Crime Agency; to be followed at approximately 11.15 a.m. by Ms Julia Bateman, The Law Society, and Ms Sally Ireland, JUSTICE.

Location: Wilson Room, Portcullis House, London SW1

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Details of this inquiry were set out in a press notice issued on 1 November 2006

Note to editors: The Committee membership is as follows:

Rt Hon John Denham (Chairman) (Lab) (Southampton Itchen)
Mr Richard Benyon (Con) (Newbury)
Mr Jeremy Browne (Lib Dem) (Taunton)
Ms Karen Buck (Lab) (Regent's Park & Kensington North)
Mr James Clappison (Con) (Hertsmere)
Mrs Ann Cryer (Lab) (Keighley)
Mrs Janet Dean (Lab) (Burton)
Margaret Moran (Lab) (Luton South)
Gwyn Prosser (Lab) (Dover)
Bob Russell (Lib Dem) (Colchester)
Martin Salter (Lab) (Reading West)
Mr Richard Spring (Con) (West Suffolk)
Mr Gary Streeter (Con) (South West Devon)
Mr David Winnick (Lab) (Walsall North)

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