Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Work of the Information Commissioner

Justice Committee

Press notice No. 4 of Session 2008-09
6 January 2009 / For Immediate Release


Work of the Information Commissioner

The Committee will hold an evidence session on the work of the Information Commissioner over the last 6 years to inform its forthcoming pre-appointment hearing in relation to this post.

Details of the oral evidence session are as follows:

Tuesday 13 January in The Grimond Room, Portcullis House.

At 5.15 pm: Richard Thomas, current Information Commissioner, David Smith, Deputy Commissioner, and Simon Entwisle, Chief Operating Officer, Office of the Information Commissioner

A transcript of the session will be available (within 5 days) on the Reports and Publications page of the Committee's website: www.parliament.uk/justicecom/

1. Committee membership is as follows: Rt Hon Sir Alan Beith MP (Chairman), Mr David Heath MP, Siân James MP, Daniel Kawczynski MP, Jessica Morden MP, Julie Morgan MP, Rt Hon Alun Michael MP, Robert Neill MP, Dr Nick Palmer MP, Linda Riordan MP, Virendra Sharma MP, Mr Andrew Turner MP, Mr Andrew Tyrie MP and Dr Alan Whitehead MP

2. The transcripts of previous evidence sessions can be found at on the Committee's website at www.parliament.uk/justicecom

Further Information:
Media Enquiries: Jessica Bridges Palmer (020 7219 0724)
email: bridgespalmerj@parliament.uk; Clare Mills (07795 662742);

Specific Committee Information: Tel 020 7219 8196/ 8198, email: justicecom@parliament.uk

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