Home Affairs Committee Press Notice

COMMITTEE REPORT ON YOUNG BLACK PEOPLE AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

The Home Affairs Committee will publish its report on Young Black People and the Criminal Justice System on Friday 15 June at 00.01 am (Second Report, Session 2006-07, HC 181).

The Chairman of the Committee, John Denham MP, will hold an embargoed press briefing on Tuesday 12 June at 1 pm in Portcullis House. Advance copies of the report and press release will be available to journalists in the briefing room from 1230.

Embargoed copies of the Report will be available electronically to government departments, witnesses and the press at 1330 on Tuesday 12 June. Embargoed hard copies will also be available in the Press Gallery, House of Commons, at this time.

Media representatives interested in attending the briefing, or those who would like an electronic embargoed copy of the report, should contact Jessica Bridges-Palmer on 0207 219 0724 / 07917 488 447. A substantive press release will be issued with embargoed copies.

The Report will be available on the Committee's website at 00.01 am on Friday 15 June.

Bound printed copies of the Report will be obtainable from TSO outlets (tel: 0845 702 3474; email: [email protected]) and from the Parliamentary Bookshop, 12 Bridge Street, Parliament Square, London SW1A 2JX (020 7219 3890; email: [email protected]) on Friday 15 June by quoting HC 181.

FURTHER INFORMATION:

Media Enquiries: Jessica Bridges Palmer, Tel 020 7219 0724, email: [email protected]

Specific Committee Information: Tel 020 7219 3276, email: [email protected]

Committee Website: http://www.parliament.uk/homeaffairscom

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Publications / Reports / Reference Material: Copies of all select committee reports are available from the Parliamentary Bookshop (12 Bridge St, Westminster, 020 7219 3890) or the Stationery Office (0845 7023474). Committee reports, press releases, evidence transcripts, Bills; research papers, a directory of MPs, plus Hansard (from 8am daily) and much more, can be found on www.parliament.uk

NOTE FOR EDITORS: The Committee was nominated on 13 July 2005. Its terms of reference are to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Home Office and its associated public bodies; and the administration and expenditure of the Attorney General's Office, the Treasury Solicitor's Department, the Crown Prosecution Service and the Serious Fraud Office (but excluding individual cases and appointments and advice given within government by Law Officers).