Press notice No. 39 of Session 2008-09
18 June 2009 / For Immediate Release
ANNOUNCEMENT OF INQUIRY/ EVIDENCE SESSION
Constitutional Reform and Renewal
The Committee will hold an evidence session on constitutional reform and renewal.
Details of the oral evidence session are as follows:
Tuesday 23 June in the Wilson Room.
At 4.15 pm: Rt Hon Jack Straw MP, Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor
The Committee intends to explore the implications, timetable and potential consequences of proposals for constitutional reform set out in the Prime Minister's statement (10 June), those in the Constitutional Renewal Bill and those made by others.
The Committee is not inviting written submissions at this stage.
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 Justice Committee is itself barred from considering the facts and merits of individual cases.
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