Session 2007-08, 27 October 2008

Oral Evidence

Oral Evidence


Committee announces one-off evidence session on Gurkhas

The Home Affairs Committee will hold a one-off evidence session on Tuesday 4 November entitled ‘the rights of Gurkhas to settle in the UK’.

The Committee will question witnesses including solicitors, the Secretary of the United British Gurkhas Ex-Servicemen’s Association and the Metropolitan Police on the case for allowing all Gurkha ex-servicemen to settle in the UK and the implications of doing so.

At 11.30 am (approx.)

  • Timothy Heaver, N C Brothers & Co, Solicitors
  • Martin Howe, Howe & Co, Solicitors
  • Laxmi Prasad Sharma, Secretary of United British Gurkhas Ex-Servicemen’s Association
  • Chief Superintendent Kevin Hurley, Metropolitan Police

Location: Wilson Room, Portcullis House, House of Commons.

The session will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis. There is no system for the prior reservation of seats in Committee Rooms. It is advisable to allow about 20 minutes to pass through security checks. Committee room and timing are subject to change.