Justice Committee

Operational notice No. 6 of Session 2009-10

8 January 2010 / For Immediate Release


The Committee will publish the report of its 2-year inquiry into "Justice Reinvestment” at 00.01am on Thursday 14 January 2010.

The Committee will hold an embargoed press conference for media representatives to launch the report from 10am on Wednesday 13 January in Committee Room 6 in the Palace of Westminster.

Advance embargoed copies of this substantial report will be available in Committee Room 6 from 10am to members of the press and broadcast media only in preparation for discussion with Committee members. The formal press conference with the Committee will begin at 11am and there will also be an opportunity for embargoed interviews with Members afterwards. The report will remain under embargo until 00.01 Thursday 14 January.

Please contact Jessica Bridges Palmer on 0207 219 0724 / 07917 488 447 for further details.

The oral evidence taken during this inquiry and the substance of the e-consultation held are available online via the Committee’s website.

The Report, Cutting crime: the case for justice reinvestment will be published as the Committee’s First Report of Session 2009-10, HC 94-I, on Thursday 14 January 2010  at 00.01am. Copies may be obtained from the Parliamentary Bookshop and the Stationery Office (details below) and the text will be available via the Committee’s website, www.parliament.uk/justicecom.

1. Committee membership is as follows: Rt Hon Sir Alan Beith MP (Chairman), Mr David Heath MP, Rt Hon Douglas Hogg 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.

Further Information:
Media Enquiries: Jessica Bridges Palmer (020 7219 0724) email: bridgespalmerj@parliament.uk

Specific Committee Information: Tel 020 7219 8196/ 8198, email: justicecom@parliament.uk

Committee Website:  www.parliament.uk/justicecom

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Select Committee Calendar: www.parliament.uk/what_s_on/hoc_news3.cfm

Publications / Reports / Reference Material: Copies of all select committee reports are available from the Parliamentary Bookshop (12 Bridge St, Westminster, 020 7219 3890) or the Stationery Office (0845 7023474).  Committee reports, press releases, evidence transcripts, Bills; research papers, a directory of MPs, plus Hansard (from 8am daily) and much more, can be found on www.parliament.uk