Court and Tribunal reforms Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Tuesday 21 May 2019

John Bache JP, Chair, Magistrates Association, Detective Chief Inspector Craig Kirby, Thames Valley Police, Matt O’Brien, Chair, Criminal Law Committee of Birmingham Law Society, and Gerwyn Wise, Assistant Secretary, Criminal Bar Association


Harriet Bosnyak, Solicitor, Shelter, Tessa Buchanan, Housing Law Practitioners Association, and Richard Miller, Head of Justice, The Law Society of England and Wales


Tuesday 11 June 2019

Frances Judd QC, Chair, Family Law Bar Association, Jo Edwards, Chair, Resolution’s Family Law Reform Group, and Dr Jenny Birchall, Women’s Aid


Sara Lomri, Deputy Legal Director, Public Law Project, Ken Butler, Welfare Rights and Policy Adviser, Disability Rights UK, and Wendy Rainbow, Legal Team Manager, Independent Provider of Special Education Advice (IPSEA)


Tuesday 25 June 2019

Jodie Blackstock, Legal Director, JUSTICE , Penelope Gibbs, Director, Transform Justice, Professor Richard Susskind, and Lisa Wintersteiger, Chief Executive, Law for Life


Wednesday 10 July 2019

Rt Hon Lord Burnett of Maldon, Lord Chief Justice; Sir Terence Etherton, Master of the Rolls; and Sir Ernest Ryder, Senior President of Tribunals.


Rt Hon David Gauke MP, Secretary of State for Justice; Susan Acland-Hood, CEO, HM Courts and Tribunals Service; and Richard Goodman, Change Director, HM Courts and Tribunals Service.


Published: 31 October 2019