Welsh Affairs Committee

Session 2003-04
18 November 2004


Press notice no 24

Police Service, Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour in Wales Inquiry

ORAL EVIDENCE SESSIONS

WEDNESDAY 24 NOVEMBER, THE THATCHER ROOM, PORTCULLIS HOUSE, HOUSE OF COMMONS

3.00 pm Oral Evidence from Home Office Officials:

Stephen Rimmer     Director, Policing Policy

Louise Casey    Director, Anti - Social Behaviour

Margaret O'Mara    Director, Crime Reduction.

TUESDAY 30 NOVEMBER, RUTHIN, DENBIGHSHIRE, WALES

9.30 am    Malcolm King, Chairman of the North Wales Police Authority, and speaking on behalf of the Police Authorities of Wales

10.30 am     Carol Moore, Chair of the North Wales Criminal Justice Board

Ruthin Castle Hotel, Corwen Road, Ruthin, Denbighshire, LL48 2NU (Tel 01824 702 664)

Those wishing to attend should confirm by calling the Committee on 0207 219 6189 or (0771 889 4910)

MONDAY 6 DECEMBER, CHANCERY, ABERYSTWYTH, CEREDIGION, WALES

2.45 pm    Simon Rowlands, Chair of Dyfed Powys Local Criminal Justice Board

3.45 pm    Owen Watkin, Chair of Ceredigion Community Safety Partnership (Chief Executive, Ceredigion County Council)

3.45 pm    Ian Miller, Chair of Denbighshire Community Safety Partnership, (Chief Executive of Denbighshire County Council)

3.45 pm    John Palmer, Joint Chair of Monmouthshire Community Safety Partnership (Assistant Chief Executive for Corporate Strategy and Communications, Monmouthshire County Council)

3.45 pm    Robin Morrison, Chair of Blaenau Gwent Community Safety Partnership (Chief Executive of Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council)

Conrah Hotel, Chancery, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales SY23 4DF (Tel: 01970 617941)

Those wishing to attend should confirm by calling the Committee on 0207 219 6189 or (0771 889 4910)

WEDNESDAY 15 DECEMBER, THE GRIMOND ROOM, PORTCULLIS HOUSE, HOUSE OF COMMONS

3.00 pm    Chief Superintendent Brian Grieves, Chair of Rhondda Cynon Taff Community Safety Partnership (Divisional Commander, Pontypridd Police)

Keri Lewis, Chair of Bridgend Community Safety Partnership, (Chief Executive, Bridgend County Borough Council)

WEDNESDAY 12 JANUARY, HOUSE OF COMMONS

3.00 pm    Simon Boyle, Lord Lieutenant of Gwent, Chairman of Gwent Criminal Justice Board

Sue Hall, Chief Probation Officer and Chair of the South Wales Criminal Justice Board

The meetings will be open to the public.  They will take place in a Committee Room either in the Palace of Westminster or in Portcullis House or as otherwise stated.  Those wishing to attend should confirm the venue by calling the House of Commons Committee Information Line on 020 7219 2033 on the day before the hearing.

Information about the inquiry, together with other information about the Committee’s work, is available on the Committee’s Homepage at:

http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/welsh_affairs_committee.cfm

The Committee intends to publish the transcript of these meetings on its Homepage approximately two weeks after the meeting.  For further information about the work of the Committee, please contact Paul Derrett, Assistant to the Committee, on 020 7219 3264 or e-mail [email protected]  


Membership of the Committee: Mr Martyn Jones MP (Chairman),  Mr Martin Caton MP, Mr Huw Edwards MP, Mr Nigel Evans MP, Dr Hywel Francis MP, Julie Morgan MP, Albert Owen MP, Mr Mark Prisk MP, Mrs Betty Williams MP, Hywel Williams MP and Mr Roger Williams MP.