The Committee is publishing an initial tranche of written submissions to the inquiry. Further submissions are under consideration and it is likely that more will be published in due course.

The Committee has received many submissions which are identical or almost identical. Submissions numbered 75, 296 and 498 are being published as examples. Copies of similar submissions will be placed in the Parliamentary Archives, and the names of those who sent these submissions will be printed with the Committee’s Report when it is published.

The Committee is grateful to everyone who has contributed to the inquiry.