A reminder that at its meeting today at 09.30 in Holyrood’s Committee Room 1, the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee will again consider Justice for Megrahi’s petition (PE1370) calling on the Scottish Government to institute an independent inquiry into the prosecution, trial and conviction of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi (agenda item 7). The proceedings can be watched on Parliament TV (http://www.scottishparliament.tv/). In respect of timings, the committee staff inform us that the petitions item is likely to be reached at around 11.45.
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