The International Development Committee has agreed to hold a one-off session looking at the Special Court for Sierra Leone, a new type of War Crimes Tribunal.

This is a one-off evidence session.  The Committee does not intend to publish a report on this subject.

Tuesday 18 March, Palace of Westminster, 9.30 am,Desmond de Silva, QC, Deputy Prosecutor, Special Court for Sierra Leone

The transcript of this evidence session will be published in due course

Those wishing to attend this evidence session should contact the Committee Office Information Line on 020 7219 2033 to confirm the venue the day before the hearing.

Detailed enquiries to Alistair Doherty, Clerk of the Committee, on: 020 7219 1226

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The membership of the Committee is as follows: Tony Baldry (Chairman) (Conservative, Banbury), John Barrett (Liberal Democrat, Edinburgh West), Mr John Battle (Labour, Leeds West), Hugh Bayley (Labour, City of York), Alistair Burt (Conservative, North East Bedforshire), Ann Clwyd (Labour, Cynon Valley), Mr Tony Colman (Labour, Putney), Mr Piara S. Khabra (Labour, Ealing, Southall), Chris McCafferty (Labour, Calder Valley), Mr Robert Walter (Conservative, North Dorset) and  Tony Worthington (Labour, Clydebank and Milngavie).

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