PB Consultation on Public Hearings Survey

Link to Consultation Document (PDF, 407KB, 25 pages)

PB Consultation on Public hearings

The Parole board have launched a consultation to considering whether to make some Parole Board hearing open to the victims of crime and the wider public. We attach herein a copy of the consultation paper (link to document above). The date to respond is 1st December 2020 (Tuesday). If this consultation leads to some public hearings this will significantly impact on our respective Parole Board practice as well, in our view, the nature of hearings. We will be submitting our response to this consultation by Monday,

There is a lot to consider. For the purposes of the APL’s response we would invite you to consider and to respond to the following questions: