Home Affairs Committee Press Notice

HOME SECRETARY TO GIVE EVIDENCE ON THE FUTURE OF THE HOME OFFICE

The Home Affairs Committee announced today that it will take evidence from the Home Secretary on the machinery of Government changes announced by the Prime Minister on 29 March. Details of the evidence session are as follows:

Date and time: Tuesday 24 April at 4.15 p.m.

Witness: Rt Hon John Reid MP, Secretary of State for the Home Department

Location (tbc): The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House

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: those interested in attending the session should check the Committee Information Line on 020 7219 2033 a few days before the meeting.

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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