Justice Committee

Press notice No. 45 of Session 2008-09

02 July 2009 / For Immediate Release

ANNOUNCEMENT OF EVIDENCE SESSION

Sentencing Guidelines: principles of sentencing for youths

The Committee will hold its third evidence session into Sentencing Guidelines: principles of sentencing for youths.

Details of the oral evidence session are as follows:

Tuesday 7 July in The Wilson Room, Portcullis House.

At 4.15 pm: Mary Duff, Chairman, and Chris Stanley, member, Youth Courts Committee, Magistrates' Association

At 4.50 pm: Tim Bateman, Senior Youth Crime Policy Development Officer, Nacro, and Martin Narey, Chief Executive, and Pam Hibbert, Assistant Director-Policy, Barnardo's

A transcript of the session will be available (within 5 days) on the Reports and Publications page of the Committee's website: www.parliament.uk/justicecom/

Notes:
1. Committee membership is as follows: Rt Hon Sir Alan Beith MP (Chairman), Mr David Heath MP, Rt Hon Douglas Hogg MP, Siân James MP, Jessica Morden MP, Julie Morgan MP, Rt Hon Alun Michael MP, Robert Neill MP, Dr Nick Palmer MP, Linda Riordan MP, Virendra Sharma MP, Mr Andrew Turner MP, Mr Andrew Tyrie MP and Dr Alan Whitehead MP

2. The transcript of the previous evidence sessions on Sentencing Guidelines: principles of sentencing for youths can be found at on the Committee's website at www.parliament.uk/justicecom

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