Human Rights Committee to take evidence on judicial review reforms

28 November 2013

This is the first oral evidence session in connection with the Committee's inquiry into The implications for access to justice of the Government's proposed judicial review reforms

The Committee will be taking evidence from:


Wednesday 4 December in Committee Room 3A

At 9.45 am

  • Professor Sir Jeffrey Jowell QC
  • Professor Maurice Sunkin
  • Rt Hon Sir Stephen Sedley

At c. 10.25 am

  • Michael Fordham QC
  • Feizal Hajat OBE, Head of Local Services, Housing and Community Safety Law, Birmingham City Council
  • Karen Ashton, Public Law Solicitors

At c. 11.05 am

  • Helen Mountfield QC
  • Mark Hammond, Chief Executive, Equality and Human Rights Commission
  • Rob Hayward OBE

The above meeting is open to members of the public. It is advisable to allow about 20 minutes to pass through security checks. There is no system for the prior reservation of seats in Committee Rooms. Members of the public enter via the Visitors Entrance, next to St Stephens Entrance, the Palace of Westminster.

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