Justice Committee

Press notice No. 7 of Session 2008-09

21 January 2009 / For Immediate Release

ANNOUNCEMENT OF EVIDENCE SESSIONS

Justice Reinvestment

The Committee will hold its thirteenth evidence session for its inquiry into Justice Reinvestment.

Pre-Appointment Hearing - Information Commissioner

The Justice Committee will take evidence from the preferred candidate for the post of Information Commissioner.

Details of the oral evidence session are as follows:

Tuesday 27 January in The Wilson Room, Portcullis House.

At 4.15 pm: Dr Christian Pfeiffer, Criminological Research Institute of Lower Saxony

At 5.15 pm: Christopher Graham, preferred candidate for the post of Information Commissioner

A transcript of the sessions 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, 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

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