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Justice Committee

Commons Select Committee

The Justice Committee examines the policies and spending of the Ministry of Justice (and associated public bodies). This includes courts, legal aid, prisons, probation and the rule of law. It also advises on sentencing guidelines. It cannot consider individual cases. It is chaired by Sir Bob Neill MP. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @CommonsJustice

For information about the work of committees before 2020 please visit committees before 2020, inquiries before 2020 or publications before 2020.

Latest publications

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Letter from Rt Hon Robert Buckland QC MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, dated 13 October 2020, regarding court fees refund scheme
Letter from Lucy Frazer QC MP, Minister of State for Prisons and Probation, dated 12 October 2020, regarding announcement of new houseblocks at four prisons
Minutes and decisions
5th Special Report - Coronavirus (Covid 19): The impact on the legal professions in England and Wales: Government Response to the Committee’s Seventh Report
HC 898
Special Report

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