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Judicial Executive Board And Official Recordings Of Court Hearings

EDM number 813 in 2012-13, proposed by John Hemming on 04/12/2012.
Categorised under the topic of Courts.

That this House notes that the Judicial Executive Board (JEB) recently decided that it would no longer be possible to listen to official recordings of court hearings; further notes that theJEB was not given a reason for this decision or a date of the meeting at which this decision was taken; further notes that no minutes of the JEB are published on the internet; believes that reasons should be given for such a material shift in the transparency and accountability of the judicial system; and calls for those reasons to be given and for the JEB to publish the minutes of its meetings on the internet save where Freedom of Information exemptions would apply.

This motion has been signed by a total of 11 MPs.

John Hemming04/12/2012Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratProposed
David Davis04/12/2012Haltemprice and HowdenConservativeSeconded
Jonathan Edwards05/12/2012Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn05/12/2012Islington NorthLabourSeconded
Martin Caton05/12/2012GowerLabourSeconded
Alan Meale05/12/2012MansfieldLabourSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins06/12/2012Luton NorthLabourSigned
Paul Flynn06/12/2012Newport WestLabourSigned
Dan Rogerson06/12/2012North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Mike Hancock10/12/2012Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Jim Dobbin11/12/2012Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned

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