Press notice No. 42 of Session 2008-09
30 June 2009 / For Immediate Release
COMMITTEE REPORT ON BUILDING A BRIDGE BETWEEN SENTENCING GUIDELINES AND PARLIAMENT
The Justice Committee will publish a report at 00.01 am on Thursday 2 July looking at sentencing guidelines and the role that parliament plays in their development.
The Report, Sentencing Guidelines and Parliament: building a bridge, will be published as the Committee’s Sixth Report of 2008-09, HC 715, on Thursday 2 July 2009. 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
2. The Committee’s evidence on individual draft sentencing guidelines is available on the Committee’s website.
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