Justice Committee

Press notice No. 27 of Session 2007-08

07 May 2008 / For Immediate Release


Devolution: A Decade On and Justice Reinvestment

The Committee will hold the ninth evidence session into its inquiry Devolution: A Decade On. In the second part of the session, at 5.15pm, the Committee will hold its second evidence session into its inquiry Justice Reinvestment.

Details of the oral evidence session are as follows:

Tuesday 13 May in The Grimond Room, Portcullis House.

At 4.15 pm: Rt Hon Jack Straw MP, Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor, and Dr Jim Gallagher, Head of Devolution, Ministry of Justice.

At 5.15 pm: Rt Hon Jack Straw MP, Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor.

A transcript of the session will be available (within 5 days) on the Reports and Publications page of the Committee's website: www.parliament.uk/justicecom/

1. Committee Membership is as follows: Rt Hon Alan Beith MP (Chairman), Mr David Heath MP, Daniel Kawczynski MP, Siân James MP, Jessica Morden MP, Julie Morgan MP, Rt Hon Alun Michael MP, Robert Neill MP, Dr Nick Palmer MP, Linda Riordan MP, Virendra Sharma MP, Mr Andrew Turner MP, Mr Andrew Tyrie MP and Dr Alan Whitehead MP

2. The transcripts of previous evidence sessions can be found at on the Committee's website at www.parliament.uk/justicecom

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