First evidence session: The Lord Chief Justice's Report 2017

13 September 2017

The Justice Committee's first oral evidence session in the new Parliament will be with the Lord Chief Justice, Rt Hon Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd.

Evidence session

The evidence session will be held on Thursday 14 September at 10.45am in Committee Room 6 at the Palace of Westminster.

It will deal with the Lord Chief Justice’s Report 2017, laid before Parliament on 7 September 2017.

The report covers developments across the entire justice system of England and Wales in the last year, including courts and tribunals modernisation, judicial appointments, diversity and morale, and criminal, civil, family and administrative justice.

This will be Lord Thomas's last appearance before the Committee as Lord Chief Justice: he retires at the end of September.

Attending the evidence session

Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting.

There is no system of tickets or advance booking for seats in the public section of the committee room, but there is normally no problem in seating all members of the public who wish to attend.

Please advise security staff that you are attending a committee meeting and they will direct you.

You should allow at least 20 minutes to go through security.

Further information

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