Notice of Forthcoming Public Evidence Session

The human rights of adults with learning disabilities:

The following oral evidence session has been arranged on the human rights of adults with learning disabilities:

Date: Monday 22 October

Time: 3.15pm

Witnesses: Rob Grieg, National Director for Learning Disabilities and Co-Chair of the Learning Disabilities Task Force

Location: Committee Room 4A

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 St Stephens Entrance to the Palace of Westminster.

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.

The members of the Committee are:

Mr Andrew Dismore MP (Labour, Hendon) (Chairman) Lord Fraser of Carmyllie (Conservative)
Mr Douglas Carswell MP (Conservative, Harwich) Lord Judd (Labour)
Nia Griffith MP (Labour, Llanelli) Lord Lester of Herne Hill (Liberal Democrat)
Dr Evan Harris MP (Liberal Democrat, Oxford West & Abingdon) The Earl of Onslow (Conservative)
Mr Richard Shepherd MP (Conservative, Aldridge-Brownhills) Lord Plant of Highfield (Labour)
Mark Tami MP (Labour, Alyn & Deeside) Baroness Stern (Cross-Bencher)

Clerks of the Committee: Dr Mark Egan (House of Commons) 020 7219 2797 and Mr Bill Sinton (House of Lords) 020 7219 5358

Enquiries: 020 7219 2797/2467
Fax: 020 7219 8393
E-mail: jchr@parliament.uk
Homepage: www.parliament.uk/jchr
Media Inquiries: Ms Jessica Bridges-Palmer: 020 7219 0724