JCHR Press Notice 03-04 No. 12

Session 2003-04                                        24 February 2004

Notice of Fothcoming Public Evidence Sessions

Deaths in Custody Inquiry

Further public evidence sessions have been arranged in the above inquiry.  These are:

Monday 1 March 2004                            4.45 pm

Witness: Mr Paul Goggins MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary for Correctional Services, Home Office

Monday 15 March 2004                           5.00 pm

Witnesses: (1) Police Complaints Authority and (2) the Prison Service

Both meetings will be held in Committee Room 3, House of Lords

The above meetings are 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 can gain entry via St Stephens entrance of the House of Commons.

Committee rooms are subject to change.  It is advisable that those interested check the House of Commons Committee Information Line which provides recorded information about forthcoming meetings including venues, subjects under discussion and contact number for further information.  The recording, which is updated daily, covers select and standing committee meetings occurring within the next two sitting days.  The number to dial is 020 7219 2033.