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The Joint Committee on the Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill

The Joint Committee on the Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) was appointed by the House of Commons on 16 April 2013 and by the House of Lords on 14 May 2013 to examine the Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill and to report to both Houses by 31 October 2013, and subsequently, following an extension (granted by the House of Commons on 9 October 2013 and by the House of Lords on 10 October 2013) by18 December 2013.

Membership
HOUSE OF LORDSHOUSE OF COMMONS
Lord Dholakia (Liberal Democrat)

Baroness Gibson of Market Rasen (Labour)

Baroness Noakes (Conservative)

Lord Norton of Louth (Conservative)

Lord Peston (Labour)

Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers (Crossbench)

Crispin Blunt (Conservative)

Steve Brine (Conservative)

Lorely Burt (Liberal Democrat)

Nick Gibb (Conservative, Chair)

Sir Alan Meale (Labour)

Derek Twigg (Labour)

Powers

The Committee had the power to send for persons, papers and records; to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House; to appoint specialist advisers; and to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom.

Publications

The Report of the Committee was published by The Stationery Office by Order of both Houses. All publications of the Committee (including press notices) are on the Internet at http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/joint-select/draft-voting-eligibility-prisoners-bill/

Committee staff

The staff of the Committee were Sîan Woodward (Commons Clerk), Christopher Johnson (Lords Clerk), Alexander Horne (Legal Adviser), Kirstine Szifris (Committee Specialist), Colin Murray (Specialist Adviser), Stephanie Johnson (Committee Assistant) and Rob Dinsdale (Committee Assistant).

Contacts

All correspondence should be addressed to the Clerk of the Joint Committee on the Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill, House of Commons, 7 Millbank, London SW1A 0PW. The telephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219 8675; the Committee's email address is prisonervoting@parliament.uk.


 
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