Justice Committee

Press notice No. 28 of Session 2007-08

22 May 2008 / For Immediate Release

ANNOUNCEMENT OF EVIDENCE SESSION

Consultation Sentencing Guideline: Theft and Burglary (Non-Dwelling) and Constitutional and Legal Issues.

As part of its continuing scrutiny of draft Sentencing Guidelines issued by the Sentencing Guidelines Council, the Committee will hold a one off evidence session on the Consultation Sentencing Guideline: Theft and Burglary (Non-Dwelling). This will be followed, at 5.00 pm, by a one off evidence session on Constitutional and Legal Issues.

Details of the oral evidence session are as follows:

Tuesday 3 June in The Grimond Room, Portcullis House.

At 4.15 pm: Paul Cavadino, Chief Executive, Nacro, Rosina Robson, Policy Advisor, Federation of Small Businesses, and Gillian Guy, Chief Executive, Victim Support

At 5.00 pm: Michael Wills MP, Minister of State, and Bridget Prentice MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, 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/

Notes:
1. Committee Membership is as follows: Rt Hon Alan Beith MP (Chairman), Mr David Heath MP, Daniel Kawczynski 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

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