Coronavirus (COVID-19): The impact on courts Contents

Witnesses

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

Tuesday 14 April 2020

Katie Lomas, National Chair, Napo; Ian Lawrence, General Secretary, Napo

Q1–8

Justin Russell, Chief Inspector of Probation, HM Inspectorate of Probation, Chief Inspector, HM Inspectorate of Probation

Q9–19

Mark Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, User Voice; Helen Berresford, Director of External Engagement, NACRO

Q20–25

Lucy Frazer QC MP, Minister of State, Ministry of Justice; Jo Farrar, Chief Executive, HM Prison and Probation Service; Amy Rees, Director General of Probation and Wales, HM Prison and Probation Service

Q26–58

Monday 04 May 2020

John Bache JP, National Chairman, Magistrates Association; Ellie Cumbo, Head of Public Law, Law Society

Q59–86

Amanda Pinto QC, Chair, The Bar Council; Bill Waddington, Chairman, Criminal Law Solicitors Association; Simon Davies, President, Law Society; Elspeth Thomson, Co-chair, (family justice professionals group), Resolution

Q87–108

Chris Philp, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice; Susan Acland-Hood, Chief Executive, HM Courts and Tribunals Service; Alex Chalk, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice;

Q109–136

Friday 22 May 2020

Rt Hon The Lord Burnett of Maldon, Lord Chief Justice, Judiciary of England and Wales

Q137–175

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Robert Buckland, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice; Susan Acland-Hood, Chief Executive, HM Courts and Tribunals Service; Dr Jo Farrar, Chief Executive, HM Prison and Probation Service

Q176–243





Published: 30 July 2020