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Criminal Justice Committee

Meeting Minutes

2nd Meeting, 2023

  • Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2023
  • Session: 6
  • Location: T4.60-CR6 The Livingstone Room
  • Meeting opened at: 09:31
  • Meeting closed at: 13:03
  • Published: Wednesday, January 18, 2023 04:00pm

1 Bail and Release from Custody (Scotland) Bill:

The Committee took evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from—

Fred Mackintosh KC, Faculty of Advocates;

Stuart Munro, Convenor, Criminal Law Committee, Law Society of Scotland;

Joanne McMillan, Committee Member, Glasgow Bar Association;

and then from—

Professor Nancy Loucks OBE, Chief Executive, Families Outside;

David Mackie, Howard League Scotland;

Wendy Sinclair-Gieben, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland, HM Inspectorate of Prisons for Scotland;

and then from—

Chief Inspector Nick Clasper, Policy and Partnerships, Criminal Justice Services Division, Police Scotland.

2 Bail and Release from Custody (Scotland) Bill (In Private):

The Committee considered the evidence it heard earlier under agenda item 1.

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