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Justice Committee: weekly update

16 March 2018

At the end of sitting weeks the Justice Committee publishes a brief summary of its activities in the form of a weekly update.

This week 

We met in private on Tuesday this week. We discussed our forward programme and the work we had coming up.

We also considered a number of letters that we had received from the Ministry of Justice and agreed to publish these letters on our website.

We then had private briefings from a number of organisations to inform our Prison Population 2022: planning for the future inquiry.

Inquiries with open calls for written evidence

You can still submit evidence to the Committee through its evidence portal for the following inquiries:

Disclosure of evidence in criminal cases (the deadline for written submissions is Wednesday 21 March): Read the terms of reference

Prison population 2022: planning for the future (the deadline for written submissions has passed; contact us if you think you may still wish to contribute): Read the terms of reference

Transforming Rehabilitation (the deadline for written submissions has passed; contact us if you think you may still wish to contribute): Read the terms of reference

Published evidence and correspondence 

This week we agreed to publish:

Future business 

On Tuesday 20 March we are holding a further evidence session as part of our Transforming Rehabilitation inquiry. We are hearing from:

  • Trevor Shortt, Director of Operations (Community), Sodexo
  • Ed Roberts, Finance Director, CRC business, Sodexo
  • John Baumback, Managing Director, Seetec
  • Suki Binning, CEO, Kent, Surrey and Sussex CRC
  • Sonia Crozier, Executive Director, Probation & Women
  • Kilvinder Vigurs, Probation Divisional Director London
  • Lynda Marginson, Probation Divisional Director North East
  • Ian Barrow, Probation Divisional Director Wales, NPS

You can find out more information on this session on our website. You will be able to come along to watch this session or you can watch it online at parliamentlive.tv.

Further information

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