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House of Commons


Thursday 5 February 2009


Public Bill Committee Proceedings


Coroners and Justice Bill


[Third and Fourth Sittings]


The following witnesses gave oral evidence:



Mr John Thornhill, Chairman, and Mr John Fassenfelt, Deputy Chairman, Magistrates’


Association, Mr Paul Cavadino, Chief Executive, National Association for the Care and


Resettlement of Offenders, Ms Gillian Guy, Chief Executive, Victim Support, and Ms Juliet Lyon,


Director, and Professor Michael Hough, Research Associate, Prison Reform Trust;



Mr Keir Starmer QC, Director of Public Prosecutions;



Mr Mark Stobbs, Director, Legal Policy, and Ms Linda Lee, Deputy Vice-President, Law Society,


and Mr Peter Lodder QC, Chairman, Criminal Bar Association;



Ms Harriet Wistritch and Ms Sandra McNeill, Justice for Women;



Mr Richard Thomas, Information Commissioner, and Mr David Smith, Deputy Information





[Adjourned until Tuesday 10 February at 10.30 am.

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