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Joint Committee on Human Rights
Interim report published. Awaiting a Government Response.
Due to the general election on 8 June 2017 the Committee has now closed this inquiry, Government responses to committee reports may be published in the next Parliament.
Evidence given by Lord Farmer, Dr Eamonn O'Moore, Director, Health and Justice, Public Health England, and Director, UK Collaborating Centre, World Health Organisation, Dr Kate Paradine, Chief Executive, Women in Prison, and Catherine May, Head of External Affairs in Wales, Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Evidence given by Deborah Coles, Director, Inquest, Rt Hon the Lord Bradley, and Dr Andrew Forrester, Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychiatry, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and Institute of Psychiatry; Mike Rolfe, Chair, the Professional Trades Union for Prison, Correctional and Secure Psychiatric Workers, Andrea Albutt, President, Prison Governors Association, Mike Trace, Chief Executive, Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust, and Mark Johnson, User Voice (at 4.15pm).
Evidence given by Mark and Donna Saunders, Clare Hobday Saunders, and Deborah Coles, Director, Inquest; Sheila Waplington, Marlene Danter, Deborah Coles, Director, Inquest, and Selen Cavcav, caseworker, Inquest (at 4.15pm).
Evidence given by Juliet Lyon, Chair, Independent Advisory Panel, Lord Harris of Haringey, Frances Crook, Chief Executive, the Howard League for Penal Reform, and Rt Hon the Baroness Corston.
Evidence given by Ms A, Mr L, Dr Janet Parrott, Forensic Psychiatrist, and Nurse Stacey Washington; “Harry”, “James”, Dr Heidi Hales, Forensic Psychiatrist, and Dr Celia Sadie, Clinical Psychologist