Justice Committee

Operational Note No. 13 of Session 2009-10

12 February 2010 / For Immediate Release


Tuesday 23 February in the Wilson Room.

1) Electoral Commission

The Committee is holding a one-off evidence session on the Electoral Commission. The session will include discussion of the implications of the proposed referendum on electoral reform ( alternative vote system) agreed by the House on 9 February.

At 4.15 pm: Jenny Watson, Chair, Peter Wardle, Chief Executive, Andrew Scallan, Director of Administration or Lisa Klein, Director of Party and Election Finance, Electoral Commission

2) Pre-legislative Scrutiny of the Draft Civil Law Reform Bill

The Committee will hold its third evidence session on its inquiry into the Pre-legislative Scrutiny of the Draft Civil Law Reform Bill.

At 5.15 pm: Muiris Lyons, Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and Nick Starling, Director of General Insurance, Association of British Insurers

1. Committee membership is as follows: Rt Hon Sir Alan Beith MP (Chairman), Rosie Cooper MP, 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, Mr Andrew Turner MP, Mr Andrew Tyrie MP and Dr Alan Whitehead MP

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

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