Press notice No. 30 of Session 2008-09
14 May 2009 / For Immediate Release
ANNOUNCEMENT OF EVIDENCE SESSION
The role of the Prison Officer
The Committee will hold its fifth evidence session for its inquiry on the role of the Prison Officer
Details of the oral evidence session are as follows:
Tuesday 19 May in
the Wilson Room, Portcullis House.
At 4.15 pm: Lord Ramsbotham GCB CBE, former Chief Inspector of Prisons, and Cordell Pillay, Assistant General Secretary, Napo
At 5.00 pm: Rt Hon David Hanson MP, Minister of State, and Phil Wheatley CB, Director General, National Offender Management Service, Ministry of Justice
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, Rt Hon Douglas Hogg 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.
4. The Justice Committee is holding an e-consultation as part of this inquiry. Further details can be found at HTTP://FORUMS.PARLIAMENT.UK/PRISON-OFFICERS.
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