Executive Committee November 2008
The Executive Committee met on 11th November 2008
in Edinburgh. Philip Murray was elected as Vice-Chairman and Ian Smyth as Membership Secretary.
The committee established the membership of the Communications and Justices Development Committee and established a new Legislation and Policy Committee. Membership of external committees was agreed.
The response to current consultations on Judicial Ethics, Sentencing Council and Sentencing Guidelines and Justice of the Peace expenses were discussed and the processes to agree the final submissions agreed.
Various other issues were discussed by the committee and some (including the JP expenses consultation) also discussed with Neil McLennan of the Criminal Justice Directorate who joined the executive briefly towards the end of the meeting.