Justice Select Committee

Press notice No. 33 of Session 2007-08

19 June 2008 / For Immediate Release

Announcement of Evidence Session

Justice Reinvestment

The Committee will hold the fourth evidence session into its inquiry Justice Reinvestment.

Details of the oral evidence session are as follows:

Tuesday 24 June in The Grimond Room, Portcullis House.

At 4.15 pm: Professor Cynthia McDougall, Centre for Criminal Justice, Economics and Psychology, University of York, and Barbara Barrett, Centre for the Economics of Mental Health, King's College London

At 5.00 pm: Juliet Lyon, Director, and Imran Hussain, Head of Policy and Communictaions, Prison Reform Trust, and Eil­s Lawlor, Researcher, Measurement and Evaluation Team, nef (the new economics foundation)

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 Sir Alan Beith MP (Chairman), Mr David Heath MP, Siân James MP, Daniel Kawczynski 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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