JCHR Press Notice 05-06 No. 30

No. 30 of Session 2005-06                            1 March 2006

Forthcoming Evidence Sessions


UK COMPLIANCE WITH THE UN CONVENTION AGAINST TORTURE  (UNCAT)

Further oral evidence sessions have been arranged in connection with the JCHR's inquiry into UNCAT:

Date:  Monday 6 March

Time:  3.15 pm

Witnesses:  Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC MP, Minister of State, and Baroness Ashton of Upholland, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs,

and at approximately 4.15pm Keir Starmer QC and Jane Gordon, Human Rights Advisers to the Northern Ireland Policing Board

Location:  Committtee Room 6


Date:  Wednesday 8 March

Time:  4.15 pm

Witnesses:  Mr Shaun Woodward MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office and

Sir Hugh Orde OBE, Chief Constable of the Police Service Northern Ireland (PSNI)

Location:  Committee Room 6