The Parliamentary Committee Against Antisemitism

CALL FOR PAPERS

ALL-PARTY PANEL TO HOLD INQUIRY INTO ANTISEMITISM IN THE UK

John Mann MP, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee Against Antisemitism has commissioned a parliamentary Inquiry into antisemitism in the UK. The Inquiry will consider evidence on the nature of contemporary antisemitism, evaluate current efforts to confront it, and consider further measures that might usefully be introduced. The Inquiry will be chaired by the former Minister for Europe, Rt Hon Dr Denis MacShane MP and will include:

Rt Hon Kevin Barron MP (Lab)
Tim Boswell MP (Con)
Rt Hon David Curry MP (Con)
Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith MP (Con)
Nigel Evans MP (Con)
Rt Hon Bruce George MP (Lab)
Lady Sylvia Hermon MP (UUP)
Chris Huhne MP (Lib Dem)
Daniel Kawczynski MP (Con)
Barbara Keeley MP (Lab)
Khalid Mahmood MP (Lab)
Rt Hon John Spellar MP (Lab)
Theresa Villiers MP (Con)

The Inquiry is seeking written submissions of no more than 2,000 words from interested parties, before taking oral evidence. Organisations and individuals wishing to make written submissions are invited to do so by 9 January 2006. Each submission should include the name and postal address of the individual or organisation and state whether it has been prepared specifically for the Inquiry. Where submitted by an organisation rather than an individual, the submission should briefly explain the nature and membership of the organisation. Oral evidence will be taken in Parliament, beginning in January/February 2006. A report is expected to be published in the spring.

Submissions should be sent to the Clerk of the Inquiry at the address below. If possible, please supply an electronic version in MS Word by email.

Antisemitism Inquiry
Room 223
1 Parliament Street
Westminster
SW1P 3AG

Telephone: 020 7935 8078
Facsimile: 020 7486 8125
Email: info@thepcaa.org