Committee on the Lord Chancellor's Department

Press Notice No.8 of Session 2002-03        24 March 2003

Wednesday 2 April 2003

Role of the Lord Chancellor and his Department

The Committee on the Lord Chancellor's Department will hold a public evidence session with the Rt Hon Lord Irvine of Lairg QC on Wednesday 2 April.  The session will commence at 9.15am in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House.

The purpose of the session is to take evidence from the Lord Chancellor on his constitutional role and the work of his Department.  The Committee has not requested written evidence and no report is envisaged at this stage; but the Committee will be publishing the transcripts of the sessions at the earliest practicable opportunity.