17 December 2009 / For Immediate Release
ANNOUNCEMENT OF INQUIRY/ EVIDENCE SESSIONS
Details of the oral evidence sessions are as follows:
Tuesday 5 January in the Wilson Room.
1) Justice Issues in Europe
The Committee will hold its fourth evidence session on its inquiry Justice Issues in Europe.
At 4.15 pm: Mike Kennedy CBE, Chief Operating Officer, CPS
At 4.45 pm: Christopher Graham, Information Commissioner, and Stephen McCartney, Head of Data Protection promotion, Information Commissioner's Office
2) Operation of the Ministerial FOI veto (Cabinet Minutes) and FOI caseload
The information Commissioner will also give evidence on these topics.
3) Sentencing guideline: corporate manslaughter
The Committee is holding an oral evidence session looking at the Sentencing guideline: corporate manslaughter.
At 5.15 pm: Health and safety Executive and CBI
At 5.45 pm: Hilda Palmer, Co-ordinator, Families Against Corporate Killing, and Chris Proctor, Aslef
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
2. The Justice Committee is itself barred from considering the facts and merits of individual cases.
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