Committee for Justice receives first briefing from Chief Inspector

The Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice today provided his first briefing to the Northern Ireland Assembly’s Committee for Justice at Parliament Buildings, Stormont.  During the afternoon meeting, Dr Michael Maguire provided an overview of the key findings of CJI’s inspection reports and follow-reviews since 2004 and outlined the areas the Inspectorate would be looking at as part of its 2010-11 Inspection Programme.  Speaking after the meeting, Dr Maguire said he welcomed the meeting with the members of the Committee for Justice and hoped this initial meeting would signal the start of a strong working relationship for the future.