A Quiet Word:
Lobbying, Crony Capitalism
and Broken Politics in Britain

The Justice Select Committee of the United Kingdom is a select committee of the House of Commons which scrutinizes the policy, administration, and spending of the Ministry of Justice. In addition, the committee examines the work of the Law Officers of the Crown, the Serious Fraud Office (UK), and the Crown Prosecution Service. The committee also reviews draft Sentencing Guidelines issued by the Sentencing Guidelines Council. [1]
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March 2014

CRIME REDUCTION POLICIES: A CO-ORDINATED APPROACH?

February 2014

CRIME REDUCTION POLICIES: A CO-ORDINATED APPROACH?

January 2014

CRIME REDUCTION POLICIES: A CO-ORDINATED APPROACH?

December 2013

CRIME REDUCTION POLICIES: A COORDINATED APPROACH? FOCUSING ON THE gOVERNMENT’S TRANSFORmING REHABILITATION REFORMS

  • Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice gave evidence on 4 Dec. [119]
  • Jeremy Wright MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice, Minister of State for Prisons and Rehabilitation gave evidence on 4 Dec. [119]

November 2013

CRIME REDUCTION POLICIES: A CO-ORDINATED APPROACH?

October 2013

Examination of Witness

  • Paul McDowell, preferred candidate for HM Chief Inspector of Probation gave evidence on 8 Oct. [115]

Ministry of JUSTICE MEASURES IN THE

  • Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice gave evidence on 16 Oct. [116]
  • Rebecca Stimson, Ministry of Justice, was in attendance gave evidence on 16 Oct. [116]

TRANSFORMING LEGAL AID

  • Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice gave evidence on 16 Oct. [117]
  • Hugh Barrett, Director of Legal Aid Commissioning and Strategy, Legal Aid Agency gave evidence on 16 Oct. [117]

September 2013

Crime reduction policies: a co-ordinated approach?

  • Rt Hon Alun Michael, Police and Crime Commissioner, South Wales gave evidence on 11 Sep. [114]
  • Katy Bourne, Police and Crime Commissioner, Sussex gave evidence on 11 Sep. [114]
  • Sue Mountstevens, Police and Crime Commissioner, Avon and Somerset gave evidence on 11 Sep. [114]
  • Dr Alison Frater, Head of public health and offender health for London, NHS England gave evidence on 11 Sep. [114]
  • Dr Éamonn O’Moore, Public Health England gave evidence on 11 Sep. [114]
  • Councillor Claire Kober, London Councils gave evidence on 11 Sep. [114]
  • Councillor Joanna Spicer, Vice-Chair Safer and Stronger Communities Board, London Government Association gave evidence on 11 Sep. [114]

July 2013

Crime reduction policies: a co-ordinated approach?

June 2013

OLDER PRISONERS

Price Competitive Tendering Proposals in the Government’s Transforming Legal Aid Consultation

May 2013

Older Prisoners

  • Dr Seena Fazel, Royal College of Psychiatrists gave evidence on 14 May. [106]
  • Dr Iain Brew, Royal College of General Practitioners gave evidence on 14 May. [106]
  • Professor Jennifer Shaw, Offender Health Research Network gave evidence on 14 May. [106]
  • Paul Grainge, Lead Capacity Building Consultant, RECOOP gave evidence on 14 May. [106]
  • Dr Stuart Ware, Director, Restore Support Network gave evidence on 14 May. [106]
  • Gill Walker, Chair of the Older People in Prison Forum gave evidence on 14 May. [106]

April 2013

OLDER PRISONERS

March 2013

Minutes of EvidenceHC 92

  • Liz Calderbank, HM Chief Inspector of Probation (Acting) gave evidence on 5 Mar. [112]
  • Val Castell, Magistrates’ Association Sentencing Committee gave evidence on 5 Mar. [112]
  • Liz Rijnenberg, Chief Executive, Wiltshire Probation Trust, Probation Chiefs’ Association Lead for Women Offenders gave evidence on 5 Mar. [112]
  • Nick Hardwick, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons gave evidence on 5 Mar. [112]
  • Eoin McLennan Murray, President, Prison Governors’ Association gave evidence on 5 Mar. [112]
  • Helen Grant MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice gave evidence on 26 Mar. [113]
  • Ian Porée, Ministry of Justice gave evidence on 26 Mar. [113]
  • Michael Spurr, National Offender Management Service gave evidence on 26 Mar. [113]

The operation of the Legal Services Board

Women Offenders

  • Liz Calderbank, HM Chief Inspector of Probation (Acting) gave evidence on 5 Mar. [102]
  • Val Castell, Magistrates Association Sentencing Committee gave evidence on 5 Mar. [102]
  • Liz Rijnenberg, Chief Executive, Wiltshire Probation Trust, Probation Chiefs Association Lead for Women Offenders gave evidence on 5 Mar. [102]
  • Nick Hardwick, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons gave evidence on 5 Mar. [102]
  • Eoin McLennan Murray, Prison Governors Association gave evidence on 5 Mar. [102]

February 2013

Minutes of EvidenceHC 962

  • Christopher Graham, Information Commissioner gave evidence on 5 Feb. [100]
  • David Smith, Deputy Commissioner and Director of Data Protection gave evidence on 5 Feb. [100]
  • Graham Smith, Deputy Commissioner and Director of Freedom of Information gave evidence on 5 Feb. [100]

Transforming Rehabilitation

  • Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice gave evidence on 27 Feb. [101]

January 2013

Minutes of EvidenceHC 92

  • Peter Kilgarriff, Chair, Corston Independent Funders Coalition gave evidence on 15 Jan. [110]
  • Jackie Russell, Director, Women’s Breakout gave evidence on 15 Jan. [110]
  • Sharon Spurling, Deputy CEO, Escape Family Support, Support for Women Around Northumberland (SWAN) project gave evidence on 15 Jan. [110]
  • Joy Doal, CEO, the Anawim project gave evidence on 15 Jan. [110]
  • Juliet Lyon CBE, Prison Reform Trust gave evidence on 29 Jan. [111]
  • Frances Crook OBE, Howard League for Penal Reform gave evidence on 29 Jan. [111]
  • Clive Martin, Clinks gave evidence on 29 Jan. [111]
  • Jacqueline McKenzie, Chief Executive, Female Prisoners Welfare Project, Hibiscus gave evidence on 29 Jan. [111]
  • Deborah Cowley, Director, Action for Prisoners’ Families gave evidence on 29 Jan. [111]
  • Rachel Halford, Director, Women in Prison gave evidence on 29 Jan. [111]
  • Sherry Ashfield, Principal Practitioner (Female sexual abuse), the Lucy Faithfull Foundation gave evidence on 29 Jan. [111]

WOMEN OFFENDERS

  • Peter Kilgarriff, Chair, Corston Independent Funders Coalition gave evidence on 15 Jan. [98]
  • Jackie Russell, Director, Women’s Breakout gave evidence on 15 Jan. [98]
  • Sharon Spurling, Deputy CEO, Escape Family Support, Support for Women Around Northumberland (SWAN) project gave evidence on 15 Jan. [98]
  • Joy Doal, CEO, the Anawim project gave evidence on 15 Jan. [98]
  • Juliet Lyon CBE, Prison Reform Trust gave evidence on 29 Jan. [99]
  • Frances Crook OBE, Howard League for Penal Reform gave evidence on 29 Jan. [99]
  • Clive Martin, Clinks gave evidence on 29 Jan. [99]
  • Jacqueline McKenzie, Chief Executive, Female Prisoners Welfare Project, Hibiscus gave evidence on 29 Jan. [99]
  • Deborah Cowley, Director, Action for Prisoners’ Families gave evidence on 29 Jan. [99]
  • Rachel Halford, Director, Women in Prison gave evidence on 29 Jan. [99]
  • Sherry Ashfield, Principal Practitioner (Female sexual abuse), the Lucy Faithfull Foundation gave evidence on 29 Jan. [99]

December 2012

Minutes of EvidenceHC 92

  • Rt Hon Baroness Corston, gave evidence on 18 Dec. [109]
  • Liz Hogarth OBE, gave evidence on 18 Dec. [109]
  • A, gave evidence on 18 Dec. [109]
  • B, gave evidence on 18 Dec. [109]
  • C, gave evidence on 18 Dec. [109]
  • D1, gave evidence on 18 Dec. [109]
  • Kate Johnson, gave evidence on 18 Dec. [109]

Women Offenders

  • Rt Hon Baroness Corston, gave evidence on 18 Dec. [96]
  • Liz Hogarth OBE, gave evidence on 18 Dec. [96]
  • Alison, gave evidence on 18 Dec. [103]
  • Zoe, gave evidence on 18 Dec. [96]
  • Niki, gave evidence on 18 Dec. [96]
  • Amy, gave evidence on 18 Dec. [96]
  • Kate Johnson, gave evidence on 18 Dec. [96]
  • Alison1, gave evidence on 18 Dec. [96]

YOUTH JUSTICE

  • Paula Jack, Chief Executive, Youth Justice Agency Northern Ireland gave evidence on 4 Dec. [94]
  • Mary Brannigan, Director of Youth Justice Services, Youth Justice Agency Northern Ireland gave evidence on 4 Dec. [94]
  • Professor Shadd Maruna, Director, Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Queen’s University Belfast gave evidence on 4 Dec. [94]
  • Dave Weir, Director of Services, Families and Children, NIACRO (member organisation of Children in Northern Ireland) gave evidence on 4 Dec. [94]
  • Koulla Yiasouma, Include Youth (member organisation of Children in Northern Ireland) gave evidence on 4 Dec. [94]
  • Frances Done, Youth Justice Board gave evidence on 11 Dec. [95]
  • John Drew, Youth Justice Board gave evidence on 11 Dec. [95]
  • Jeremy Wright MP, Ministry of Justice gave evidence on 11 Dec. [95]

November 2012

CHILDREN AND FAMILIES BILL

  • Hon Mrs Justice Pauffley DBE, gave evidence on 20 Nov. [91]
  • Hon Mr Justice Ryder, Family Judiciary gave evidence on 20 Nov. [91]
  • Clare Chamberlain, Project Manager, Tri-borough Care Proceedings Pilot gave evidence on 20 Nov. [91]
  • Steve Crocker, Hampshire County Council gave evidence on 20 Nov. [91]
  • Anthony Douglas CBE, CAFCASS gave evidence on 20 Nov. [91]
  • Bruce Clark, CAFCASS gave evidence on 20 Nov. [91]
  • Ken Sanderson, Families Need Fathers gave evidence on 20 Nov. [91]
  • Paul Apreda, National Manager, FNF Both Parents Matter Cymru gave evidence on 20 Nov. [91]

Examination of Witness

Pre-legislative scrutiny of the Children and Families Bill

THE WORK OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE

  • Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice gave evidence on 28 Nov. [93]

Youth justice

  • Nick Hardwick, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons gave evidence on 6 Nov. [97]
  • Juliet Lyon, Prison Reform Trust gave evidence on 6 Nov. [97]
  • Darren Coyne, Projects and Development Worker, Care Leavers’ Association gave evidence on 6 Nov. [97]
  • Deborah Coles, INQUEST gave evidence on 6 Nov. [97]
  • Carol Pounder, mother of a 14-year-old boy who died in custody gave evidence on 6 Nov. [97]

October 2012

Interpreting and Translation services and the Applied Language Solutions contract

  • Ann Beasley, DG Finance and Corporate Services gave evidence on 30 Oct. [88]

Minutes of EvidenceHC 645

THE WORK OF THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL

  • Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP, Attorney General gave evidence on 24 Oct. [86]

YOUTH JUSTICE

September 2012

European Union Data Protection Framework Proposals

  • Anna Fielder, Privacy International gave evidence on 11 Sep. [81]
  • Georgina Nelson, Which? gave evidence on 11 Sep. [81]
  • Françoise Le Bail, Director General gave evidence on 11 Sep. [81]
  • Marie-Hélène Boulanger, European Commission gave evidence on 11 Sep. [81]
  • Rt Hon Lord McNally, Minister of State gave evidence on 17 Sep. [82]
  • Glenn Preston, Deputy Director for Information and Devolution gave evidence on 17 Sep. [82]
  • Tim Jewell, Ministry of Justice gave evidence on 17 Sep. [82]

Minutes of EvidenceHC 572

July 2012

Youth Justice

June 2012

Examination of Witness

Minutes of EvidenceHC 282

Youth Justice

May 2012

Minutes of EvidenceHC 97-ii

Post-legislative scrutiny of

April 2012

Post-Legislative Scrutiny of the

March 2012

Minutes of EvidenceHC 97-ii

  • Frances Done CBE, Chair gave evidence on 6 Mar. [80]
  • John Drew, Youth Justice Board gave evidence on 6 Mar. [80]
  • Peter Handcock CBE, Chief Executive, Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service gave evidence on 6 Mar. [80]

POST-LEGISLATIVE SCRUTINY OF

  • Christopher Graham, Information Commissioner gave evidence on 14 Mar. [66]
  • Graham Smith, Deputy Information Commissioner and Director of Freedom of Information, Information Commissioner’s Office gave evidence on 14 Mar. [66]

The Budget and Structure of the Ministry of Justice

  • Frances Done CBE, Chair gave evidence on 6 Mar. [62]
  • John Drew, Youth Justice Board gave evidence on 6 Mar. [62]
  • Peter Handcock CBE, Chief Executive, Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service gave evidence on 6 Mar. [62]

The work of the Ministry of Justice

  • Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke QC MP, Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor gave evidence on 28 Mar. [64]

February 2012

Minutes of EvidenceHC 97-ii

POST-LEGISLATIVE SCRUTINY OF

  • Professor Ian Diamond, Universities UK gave evidence on 28 Feb. [61]
  • Dr Rodney Eastwood, Registrar of Imperial College London (on behalf of the Russell Group) gave evidence on 28 Feb. [61]
  • Professor Trevor J McMillan, Lancaster University, Chair of the 1994 Group Research and Enterprise Policy Group gave evidence on 28 Feb. [61]
  • Martin Rosenbaum, BBC News gave evidence on 28 Feb. [61]
  • Doug Wills, Group Managing Editor of Evening Standard Ltd and Independent Print Ltd gave evidence on 28 Feb. [61]
  • David Higgerson, Digital Publishing Director of Trinity Mirror Regionals (on behalf of the Newspaper Society) gave evidence on 28 Feb. [61]
  • David Henke, National Union of Journalists gave evidence on 28 Feb. [61]

Post-legislative scrutiny of the

  • Maurice Frankel, Campaign for Freedom of Information gave evidence on 21 Feb. [60]
  • Alexandra Runswick, Unlock Democracy gave evidence on 21 Feb. [60]
  • Alex Skene, WhatDoTheyKnow gave evidence on 21 Feb. [60]
  • Professor Robert Hazell CBE, Director, UCL Constitution Unit gave evidence on 21 Feb. [60]
  • Dr Ben Worthy, Senior Researcher, UCL Constitution Unit gave evidence on 21 Feb. [60]
  • Jim Amos, Honorary Senior Research Associate, UCL Constitution Unit gave evidence on 21 Feb. [60]

THE BUDGET AND STRUCTURE OF THE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE

January 2012

Examination of Witness

Minutes of EvidenceHC 97-ii

  • Sir Suma Chakrabarti KCB, Permanent Secretary gave evidence on 31 Jan. [78]
  • Ann Beasley CBE, Director General, Finance and Corporate Services gave evidence on 31 Jan. [78]
  • Antonia Romeo, Director General, Transforming Justice gave evidence on 31 Jan. [78]
  • Helen Edwards CBE, Ministry of Justice gave evidence on 31 Jan. [78]

THE BUDGET AND STRUCTURE OF THE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE

THE BUDGET AND STRUCTURE OF THE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE  

  • Sir Suma Chakrabarti KCB, Permanent Secretary gave evidence on 31 Jan. [58]
  • Ann Beasley CBE, Director General, Finance and Corporate Services gave evidence on 31 Jan. [58]
  • Antonia Romeo, Director General, Transforming Justice gave evidence on 31 Jan. [58]
  • Helen Edwards, Ministry of Justice gave evidence on 31 Jan. [58]

December 2011

Minutes of EvidenceHC 97-ii

The Annual Report of the Sentencing Council

The Budget and Structure of the Ministry of Justice

November 2011

22 November 2011

29 November 2011

Joint Enterprise

  • Professor Jeremy Horder, Professor of Criminal Law, King's College, London gave evidence on 1 Nov. [52]
  • Mr Crispin Blunt, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice gave evidence on 1 Nov. [52]
  • Keir Hopley, Deputy Director in charge of criminal law and legal policy gave evidence on 1 Nov. [52]
  • Michael des Tombe, Ministry of Justice gave evidence on 1 Nov. [52]

October 2011

Joint Enterprise

Minutes of EvidenceHC 1547 The proposed abolition of the Youth Justice Board

  • Enver Solomon, Chair, Standing Committee for Youth Justice and Policy Director, The Children’s Society gave evidence on 11 Oct. [49]
  • Penelope Gibbs, Prison Reform Trust gave evidence on 11 Oct. [49]
  • Lorna Hadley, Association of YOT Managers gave evidence on 11 Oct. [49]
  • Gareth Jones, Head of Service, Halton and Warrington Youth Offending Team and Vice-Chair of the Association of YOT Managers gave evidence on 11 Oct. [49]
  • Eddie Isles, Chair, YOT Managers, Cymru gave evidence on 11 Oct. [49]

YOUTH JUSTICE

September 2011

Minutes of EvidenceHC 1472-i

  • Mr Dominic Grieve QC MP, Attorney-General gave evidence on 7 Sep. [47]

Referral fees and the theft of personal data: evidence from the information commissioner

  • Christopher Graham, Information Commissioner gave evidence on 13 Sep. [48]

June 2011

DRAFT SENTENCING GUIDELINE: BURGLARY AND DRUGS OFFENCES

  • Tamar Good, Hibiscus gave evidence on 15 Jun. [36]

Draft sentencing guidelines: drugs and burglary

  • Tamara Good, Hibiscus gave evidence on 15 Jun. [34]
  • Roger Howard, UK Drug Policy Commission gave evidence on 15 Jun. [34]
  • Mike Trace, International Drug Policy Commission gave evidence on 15 Jun. [34]
  • Question Numbers 1-36, gave evidence on 15 Jun. [34]
  • Dr James Treadwell, University of Leicester gave evidence on 15 Jun. [34]
  • Javed Khan, Victim Support gave evidence on 15 Jun. [34]
  • Professor Mike Hough, Institute for Criminal Policy Research gave evidence on 15 Jun. [34]
  • Question Numbers 37-61, gave evidence on 15 Jun. [34]
  • Lord Justice Leveson, Sentencing Council gave evidence on 23 Jun. [35]

The role of the Probation Service

May 2011

Appointment of HM Chief Inspector of Probation

  • Diana Fulbrook OBE, preferred candidate for Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Probation gave evidence on 11 May. [32]

Appointment of the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman for England and Wales

  • Nigel Newcomen CBE, preferred candidate for Prisons and Probation Ombudsman for England and Wales gave evidence on 17 May. [33]

Operation of the Family Courts

The role of the Probation Service

April 2011

Operations of the Family Courts

March 2011

ACCESS TO JUSTICE: GOVERNMENT’S PROPOSED REFORMS FOR LEGAL AID

Operation of the Family Courts

  • Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Wall, President of the Family Division gave evidence on 1 Mar. [10]
  • The Hon Mrs Justice Pauffley, gave evidence on 1 Mar. [10]
  • The Hon Mr Justice Ryder, gave evidence on 1 Mar. [10]
  • Dr Judith Freedman, Consortium of Expert Witnesses to the Family Courts gave evidence on 1 Mar. [10]
  • Judith Timms OBE, Nagalro gave evidence on 1 Mar. [10]
  • Harry Fletcher, Assistant General Secretary, Napo gave evidence on 1 Mar. [10]
  • Martha Cover, Association of Lawyers for Children, representing the Interdisciplinary Alliance for Children gave evidence on 22 Mar. [29]
  • Baroness Howarth OBE, Chair gave evidence on 22 Mar. [29]
  • Anthony Douglas CBE, Chief Executive gave evidence on 22 Mar. [29]
  • Bruce Clark, Director of Policy, Cafcass gave evidence on 22 Mar. [29]

The role of the Probation Service

February 2011

Access to Justice: Government's proposed reforms for legal aid

  • Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Wall, President, Family Division gave evidence on 7 Feb. [24]
  • Rt Hon Sir Anthony May, President, Queen's Bench Division gave evidence on 7 Feb. [24]
  • HHJ Robert Martin, President, Social Entitlement Chamber gave evidence on 7 Feb. [24]
  • Campbell Robb, Chief Executive gave evidence on 7 Feb. [24]
  • Simon Pugh, Shelter gave evidence on 7 Feb. [24]
  • Christina Blacklaws, Chair, Law Society's Legal Affairs and Policy Board gave evidence on 8 Feb. [25]
  • Steve Hynes, Director, Legal Action Group (LAG) gave evidence on 8 Feb. [25]
  • Laura Janes, Young Legal Aid Lawyers gave evidence on 8 Feb. [25]
  • Paul Mendelle QC, Bar Council gave evidence on 8 Feb. [25]
  • Mr Jonathan Djanogly MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State gave evidence on 16 Feb. [26]
  • Sarah Albon, Ministry of Justice gave evidence on 16 Feb. [26]

Access to Justice: Government’s Proposed Reforms for Legal Aid

  • Emma Baldwin, Free Representation Unit gave evidence on 1 Feb. [23]
  • Rebecca Scott, Legal Advice Manager, Royal Courts of Justice Advice Bureau gave evidence on 1 Feb. [23]
  • Sally Denton, Senior Solicitor, Nottingham Law Centre gave evidence on 1 Feb. [23]
  • Julie Bishop, Law Centres Federation gave evidence on 1 Feb. [23]
  • Gillian Guy, Citizens Advice gave evidence on 1 Feb. [23]
  • Paul Newdick CBE, Trustee, National Pro Bono Centre gave evidence on 1 Feb. [23]

January 2011

Appointment of the Chair of the Judicial Appointments Commission

  • Mr Christopher Stephens, gave evidence on 31 Jan. [6]

Draft Sentencing Guidelines on Assault  

Minutes of EvidenceHC 745-i

Operations of the Family Courts

  • Jonathan Ewen, Director, Barnardo's North East, Director of Family Placement gave evidence on 25 Jan. [11]
  • Barbara Esam, NSPCC gave evidence on 25 Jan. [11]
  • Fiona Weir, Gingerbread gave evidence on 25 Jan. [11]
  • Stephen Cobb QC, Family Law Bar Association gave evidence on 25 Jan. [11]
  • Jane Wilson, Member of Resolution National Committee and Chair of the Resolution Domestic Abuse Committee gave evidence on 25 Jan. [11]
  • Linda Lee, Law Society gave evidence on 25 Jan. [11]

December 2010

ACCESS TO JUSTICE AND SENTENCING

Draft Sentencing Guidelines on Assault and the work of the Council

Minutes of EvidenceHC 378-ii

  • Sir Suma Chakrabarti KCB, Permanent Secretary gave evidence on 13 Dec. [8]
  • Helen Edwards CBE, Director General, Justice Policy Group gave evidence on 13 Dec. [8]
  • Ann Beasley CBE, Ministry of Justice gave evidence on 13 Dec. [8]

November 2010

Examination of Witness

Minutes of Evidence649-i

  • Sir Bill Callaghan, Chair gave evidence on 30 Nov. [21]
  • Carolyn Downs, Chief Executive gave evidence on 30 Nov. [21]
  • Ruth Wayte, Legal Services Commission gave evidence on 30 Nov. [21]

Minutes of EvidenceHC 636-i

  • Mr Martin John, Office of the Public Guardian gave evidence on 23 Nov. [18]
  • Mr David Thompson, Director, Royal Courts of Justice Group, Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Service gave evidence on 23 Nov. [18]

Operation of the Family Courts

Revised Sentencing Guideline: Assault

The role of the Probation Service

  • Mark Mitchell, University of Portsmouth gave evidence on 2 Nov. [13]
  • Barrie Crook, Chief Executive, Hampshire Probation Trust and Learning and Development lead for Probation Chiefs Association gave evidence on 2 Nov. [13]
  • Lesley Thompson, Director, North West Training Consortium gave evidence on 2 Nov. [13]
  • Robin Wilkinson, Director, NOMS Human Resources gave evidence on 2 Nov. [13]
  • Alan Woods OBE, Skills for Justice gave evidence on 2 Nov. [13]

October 2010

COURT CLOSURES AND OTHER ISSUES WITHIN THE MINISTER’S REMIT

  • Mr Jonathan Djanogly, Ministry of Justice gave evidence on 19 Oct. [15]
  • Mr Shaun McNally CBE, Operations and Performance Director gave evidence on 19 Oct. [15]

The role of the Probation Service

  • Daniel Mitchell, Revolving Doors Agency national service user forum gave evidence on 12 Oct. [12]
  • Brett Hawksley, Revolving Doors Agency national service user forum gave evidence on 12 Oct. [12]
  • Angela Prince, Revolving Doors Agency national service user forum gave evidence on 12 Oct. [12]
  • Daniel Coriat, Revolving Doors Agency national service user forum gave evidence on 12 Oct. [12]
  • Tina Braithwaite, Revolving Doors Agency gave evidence on 12 Oct. [12]

The work of the Lord CHief Justice

  • The Rt Hon Lord Judge, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales gave evidence on 26 Oct. [16]
  • The Rt Hon Lord Justice Goldring, Senior Presiding Judge of England and Wales gave evidence on 26 Oct. [16]

September 2010

The work of the Judicial Appointments Commission

  • Baroness Prashar, Chairman gave evidence on 7 Sep. [2]
  • Jonathan Sumption OBE QC, Commissioner (professional-barrister) gave evidence on 7 Sep. [2]
  • Edward Nally, Judicial Appointments Commission gave evidence on 7 Sep. [2]

July 2010

WORK OF THE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE

  • Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke QC MP, Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor gave evidence on 21 Jul. [7]

March 2010

The work of the Ministry of Justice

  • Rt Hon Jack Straw MP, Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor gave evidence on 10 Mar. [4]

November 2009

The work of the Ministry of Justice

  • Rt Hon Jack Straw MP, Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor of England and Wales gave evidence on 24 Nov. [3]

October 2009

Ministry of Justice Departmental Annual Report 2008-09

  • Sir Suma Chakrabarti KCB, Permanent Secretary gave evidence on 13 Oct. [63]
  • Carolyn Downs, Permanent Secretary and Director General (Corporate Performance Group) gave evidence on 13 Oct. [63]
  • Helen Edwards CBE, Director General (Criminal Justice Group) gave evidence on 13 Oct. [63]
  • Peter Handcock CBE, Director General (Access to Justice) gave evidence on 13 Oct. [63]
  • Marco Pierleoni, Director General (Finance and Commercial) gave evidence on 13 Oct. [63]
  • Phil Wheatley CB, Ministry of Justice gave evidence on 13 Oct. [63]

19 October 2010

  • Mr Jonathan Djanogly, Ministry of Justice gave evidence on ?. [65]
  • Mr Shaun McNally CBE, Operations and Performance Director gave evidence on ?. [65]