Home Affairs Committee Press Release

Session 2007-08, 6 February 2008

Evidence Session

Evidence Session

On Tuesday 19 February 2008 oral evidence will be taken on:

Domestic Violence

The Home Affairs Committee will hold the third evidence session of its inquiry into domestic violence on Tuesday 19 February. The Committee will take evidence from a range of voluntary sector organisations  who support male and female victims of domestic violence, “honour-based” violence and forced marriage or run programmes for domestic violence perpetrators.

At 10.30 am

  • Nicola Harwin, Women’s Aid

  • Sandra Horley, Refuge

  • Jasvinder Sanghera, Karma Nirvana

At approximately 11.15 am

  • Jo Todd, Respect

  • Mark Coulter, Male Advice Line

  • Ben Jamal, Domestic Violence Intervention Project

Details of this inquiry were set out in a press notice issued on 26 July 2007.

The Government’s Counter-Terrorism Bill

This is a one-off evidence session with the Secretary of State.

At 12 noon

  • Rt Hon Jacqui Smith MP, Secretary of State for the Home Department

Location: 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 room and timing are subject to change.