JCHR Press Notice 04-05 No. 5

Session 2004-05                                    13 January 2005

Notice of Forthcoming public evidence sessions


Inquiry into the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of
Racial Discrimination (CERD): Concluding Observations on the
UK's 17th Report

and

Review of Human Rights Instruments


Public evidence sessions have been arranged as follows for the above two inquiries:

Date:  Wednesday 19 January 2005

Time:  4.30 p.m.

Witness:  Commission for Racial Equality on UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

Time:  5.15 p.m.

Witness:  Mr David Lammy MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs on Review of Human Rights Instruments

Location:  Committee Room 6


Date:  Wednesday 26 January 2005

Inquiry into the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD): Concluding Observations on the UK's 17th Report

Time:  4.10 p.m.

Witness:  Gypsy and Traveller Law Reform Coalition

Time:  4 .30 p.m.

Witness:  Discrimination Law Association and The 1990 Trust

Time:  5.15 p.m.

Witness:  Fiona Mactaggart MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Home Office

Location:   Committee Room 6

Please note that all times are approximate