Home Affairs Committee Press Notice


Oral evidence session

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

Date and Time: Tuesday 12 June 2007 at 10.15 a.m.

Inquiry: A Surveillance Society?

Witnesses: Professor Ross Anderson, Professor of Security Engineering, University of Cambridge, and Chair of the Foundation for Information Policy Research, Mr Caspar Bowden, specialist in data protection policy, privacy-enhancing technology research, identity management and authentication, Mr Pete Bramhall, Manager, Privacy and Identity Research, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, and Dr Andy Phippen, Lecturer, School of Computing, Communications & Electronics, University of Plymouth

Location (tbc): Wilson 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 and timings 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.

Details of this inquiry were set out in a press notice issued on 27 March 2007.


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