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The Justice Committee

The Justice Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Ministry of Justice and its associated public bodies (including the work of staff provided for the administrative work of courts and tribunals, but excluding consideration of individual cases and appointments, and excluding the work of the Scotland and Wales Offices and of the Advocate General for Scotland); and administration and expenditure of the Attorney General's Office, the Treasury Solicitor's Department, the Crown Prosecution Service and the Serious Fraud Office (but excluding individual cases and appointments and advice given within government by Law Officers).

Current membership

Robert Neill MP (Conservative, Bromley and Chislehurst) (Chair)

Richard Arkless MP (Scottish National Party, Dumfries and Galloway)

Richard Burgon MP (Labour, Leeds East)

Alex Chalk MP (Conservative, Cheltenham)

Alberto Costa MP (Conservative, South Leicestershire)

Philip Davies MP (Conservative, Shipley)

Sue Hayman MP (Labour, Workington)

John Howell MP (Conservative Henley)

Victoria Prentis MP (Conservative, Banbury)

Christina Rees MP (Labour, Neath)

Nick Thomas-Symonds MP (Labour, Torfaen)


The committee is one of the departmental select committees, the powers of which are set out in House of Commons Standing Orders, principally in SO No 152. These are available on the internet via http://www.parliament.uk.


Committee reports are published on the Committee's website at www.parliament.uk/justicecttee and by The Stationery Office by Order of the House.

Evidence relating to this report is published on the Committee's website on the inquiry page

Committee staff

The current staff of the Committee are Nick Walker (Clerk), Daniel Whitford (Second Clerk), Gemma Buckland (Senior Committee Specialist), Christine Randall (Senior Committee Assistant), Ellen Bloss (Committee Support Assistant), and Liz Parratt (Committee Media Officer).


Correspondence should be addressed to the Clerk of the Justice Committee, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. The telephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219 8196 and the email address is justicecom@parliament.uk

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