Juliet Lyon has been reappointed as Chair of the Independent Advisory Panel (IAP) on Deaths in Custody from 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2022.
She is currently Visiting Professor of the School of Law, Birkbeck, University of London.
IAP was established following publication of the Fulton report in April 2009, as part of the Ministerial Council on Deaths in Custody for England and Wales. The Council combines a Ministerial Board and IAP. The Board is jointly chaired by MOJ, Home Office and Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) Ministers, and IAP’s role is to advise Ministers and the Ministerial Board on preventing deaths in custody. IAP’s remit covers all deaths in state custody (prison, approved premises, police, revenue and customs, immigration and psychiatric hospitals those detained under the Mental Health Act).
Juliet Lyon has not declared any political activity.
This reappointment has been conducted in accordance with the Cabinet Office Governance Code on Public Appointments.