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House of Commons


Thursday 14 July 2011


Public Bill Committee Proceedings


Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of


Offenders Bill


[Third AND Fourth Sittings]


Mr Jonathan Djanogly


That if, on Tuesday 19 July, references to specific times in the Standing Orders of this


House apply as if that day were a Wednesday, paragraph (1)(c) of the Order of the


Committee of 12 July shall be amended by leaving out ‘10.30 am and 4.00 pm’ and


inserting ‘9.00 am and 1.30 pm’.


Agreed to



Mr Jonathan Djanogly


That the Order of the Committee of 12 July be amended as follows—


in the Table in paragraph (2), in the second entry for Thursday 14 July, in third column,


leave out ‘Serco;’.


Agreed to





The following witnesses gave oral evidence:


Emma Scott, Director, Rights of Women; and Ruth Bond, Chair, National Federation of Women’s




Jerry Petherick, Managing Director Offender Management, G4S Care and Justice Services; and


Kate Steadman, Director of Government Strategy, Sodexo Justice Service.


Simon Pugh, Head of Legal Services, Shelter; Gillian Guy, Chief Executive, Citizens Advice Bu­


reau; Julie Bishop, Director, Law Centres Federation; Ann Lewis, Policy Director, Advice Serv­


ices Alliance; and Frances Coulson, President, R3.


Rachel Robinson, Policy Officer, Liberty; Roger Smith, Director, Justice; and Steve Hynes, Direc­


tor, Legal Action Group.


Barbara Esam, Policy Lawyer, NSPCC; Dr Maggie Atkinson, Children’s Commissioner for Eng­


land; Councillor David Simmonds, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Education and Chil­


dren’s Services at the London Borough of Hillingdon, Local Government Association; and Enver


Solomon, Policy Director of the Children’s Society, Standing Committee for Youth Justice.


Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 14 July 2011            



Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill continued


Nick Starling, Director of General Insurance and Health, Association of British Insurers, Muiris


Lyons, Immediate Past President, Association of Personal Injury Lawyers; and Catherine Hop­


kins, Legal Director, Action Against Medical Accidents.



[Adjourned until Tuesday 19 July at 9.00 am


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