Press Release

Committee Calls on Justice Minister to Make Statement on Trial Outcome

Session: 2011/2012

Date: Thursday, 23 February 2012

Reference: JUS 05/11/12

At its meeting today, the Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Justice called on the Justice Minister, David Ford MLA to make an urgent oral statement to the Assembly on the outcome and cost of the Supergrass trial that finished yesterday.

Committee Chairman, Paul Givan MLA, commented: “The Committee unanimously agreed that the Minister should come to the Assembly at the earliest convenience to make an oral statement and answer questions on this issue of public interest.”

Notes to Editors:

Membership of the Committee:

Chairperson: Paul Givan MLA

Deputy Chairperson: Raymond McCartney MLA

Sydney Anderson MLA
Stewart Dickson MLA
Colum Eastwood MLA
Seán Lynch MLA
Jennifer McCann MLA
Basil McCrea MLA
Alban Maginness MLA
Peter Weir MLA
Jim Wells MLA

All enquiries regarding the work of the Committee should be directed to the Committee Clerk:

Christine Darrah
Room 242, Parliament Buildings,
Ballymiscaw, Stormont, Belfast, BT4 3XX
Phone: 028 9052 1629
Fax: 028 9052 1371

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