Justice Committee

4 March 2009 / For Immediate Release


Criminal Cases Review Commission

The Committee will hold a one-off evidence session on the work and performance of the Criminal Cases Review Commission.

Details of the oral evidence session are as follows:

Tuesday 10 March in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House.

At 5.15 pm: Richard Foster CBE, Chairman, Alastair MacGregor, Deputy Chairman, Colin Albert, Principal Director, and Karen Kneller, Director of Casework, Criminal Cases Review Commission.

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/

1. Committee membership is as follows: Rt Hon Sir Alan Beith MP (Chairman), Mr David Heath MP, Siân James MP, Daniel Kawczynski 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 transcripts of previous evidence sessions can be found at on the Committee's website at www.parliament.uk/justicecom

3. The Justice Committee is itself barred from considering the facts and merits of individual cases.

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