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The role of adult custodial remand in the criminal justice system

Inquiry

This inquiry seeks to understand why the number of people on remand has increased since Covid, whether remand to custody is fit for purpose and being appropriately applied, and what effect custodial remand has on the prison population.

Read the call for evidence to find out more about the inquiry.

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Friday 22 April 2022.

Upcoming events

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Past events

Tuesday 25 October 2022
2:30pm Public
The role of adult custodial remand in the criminal justice system - Oral evidence 25 October 2022
2:30pm
  • Charlie Taylor (HM Chief Inspector at HM Inspectorate of Prisons)
3:30pm
  • Rob Butler MP (Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at Ministry of Justice)
  • Gareth Johnson MP (Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at Ministry of Justice)
  • Claire Fielder (Director of Youth Justice and Offender Policy at Ministry of Justice)
  • Michelle Jarman-Howe (Chief Operating Officer Prisons at HM Prison and Probation Service)
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Tuesday 12 July 2022
2:00pm Private
2:30pm Public
The role of adult custodial remand in the criminal justice system - Oral evidence 12 July 2022
2:30pm
  • John Bache (Former Chair at Magistrates Association)
  • Tom Franklin (Chief Executive at Magistrates Association)
Room 15, Palace of Westminster
Tuesday 5 July 2022
2:00pm Private
2:30pm Public
Oral evidence session 5 July 2022
The role of adult custodial remand in the criminal justice system - Oral evidence
2:30pm
  • Peter Dawson (Director at Prison Reform Trust)
  • Penelope Gibbs (Director at Transform Justice)
  • Professor Anthea Hucklesby (Professor of Criminal Justice and Head of the School of Social Policy at University of Birmingham)
Bill of Rights Bill - Oral evidence
3:30pm
  • Professor Mark Elliott (Professor of Public Law and Chair of the Faculty of Law at University of Cambridge)
  • Professor Gavin Phillipson (Professor of Law at University of Bristol)
  • Professor Guglielmo Verdirame QC (Professor of International Law at King's College London, and Barrister at Twenty Essex Chambers)
Room 15, Palace of Westminster

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  • Address: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA