Press Release

Inquiry Into The Devolution Of Policing And Justice

Session: 2007/2008

Date: Tuesday, 05 February 2008

Reference: AER 16- 07/08

The Assembly and Executive Review Committee met today to continue its discussions on the structure and accountability arrangements for the organisations within any new department of policing and justice.

Speaking after the meeting, the Rt. Hon. Jeffrey Donaldson, MP, Chairperson of the Committee, said:

“The Committee is approaching the 29 February deadline for submitting a report to the Assembly on the preparations which the Assembly has made, and needs to make, to enable the devolution of policing and justice. The NIO will appear before the Committee on Thursday 7 February to present illustrative examples of the draft legislation which would be necessary to give effect to the devolution of policing and justice matters”.


Notes to Editors:

The Assembly and Executive Review Committee is a Standing Committee of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Membership of the Committee is as follows:

Chairperson:

Rt. Hon. Jeffrey Donaldson, MP

Deputy Chairperson:

Mr Raymond McCartney

Committee Members:

Mr Alex Attwood

 


Mrs Carmel Hanna

 


Mr Danny Kennedy

 


Mr Nelson McCausland

 


Mr Ian McCrea

 


Mr Alan McFarland

 


Ms Carál Ní Chuilín

 


Mr John O’Dowd

 


Mr George Robinson

The Committee meets in Parliament Buildings and visitors are welcome to attend open sessions. Members of the public are advised to check the website (www.niassembly.gov.uk) for details of meetings prior to arriving at Parliament Buildings.

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