Committee on the Lord Chancellor's Department

Press Notice No.16 of  Session 2002-03                        2 July 2003


Judicial Appointments: lessons from the Scottish experience

The Committee will publish its Second Report: Judicial Appointments: lessons from the Scottish experience (HC 902, Session 2002-03) at 10.00am on Friday 4 July.  The Report follows the Committee's recent visit to Edinburgh, where it held discussions with a number of interested parties on the Scottish experience of an independent judicial appointments board. The aim of the Report is to highlight the main issues which arose in the course of our discussions.

Copies of the Report will be available from the Parliamentary Bookshop (12 Bridge St, Westminster, SW1A 2JX, Tel 020 7219 3890) or The Stationery Office (Parliamentary Hotline 0845 7023 474). They will also appear on the Committee's website.