COMMONS

Support for Veterans in Wales: first session in Llandudno

03 February 2012

The House of Commons Welsh Affairs Committee will take evidence in Llandudno as part of its inquiry into support for armed forces veterans in Wales.

Details: Tuesday 7 February at 9.30am, Venue Cymru, Llandudno

Witnesses: Alistair Maxwell, Regional Manager for the Midlands, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, Royal British Legion; Mark Lovatt, Manager, St Dunstan's Centre in Llandudno; and Clive Wolfendale, Chief Executive, CAIS

The evidence session will take place at Venue Cymru in Llandudno. This evidence session is open to the public and press, all are welcome to attend. The venue is fully accessible.

There is no need to reserve a place but if you would like more information please contact the Committee on 020 7219 6189 or welshcom@parliament.uk

The evidence session will follow the MPs’ visit on Monday 6 February to the St Dunstan’s centre at LLandudno, which provides rehabilitation and training services to ex-Service men and women. The Members will be offered a tour of the facility, meet with some current trainees and local forces veterans and discuss issues relevant to their inquiry.

For the full terms of reference of the inquiry please go the Committee’s website: http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/welsh-affairs-committee/inquiries/parliament-2010/support-for-armed-forces-veterans/

Please note that the visit to St Dunstan’s is NOT open the public. If you wish to attend the evidence session please contact the Committee on 020 7219 6189 or welshcom@parliament.uk for more information.

Members of the press and media please contact Jess Bridges-Palmer on 07917 488 489.

FURTHER INFORMATION:

Committee Membership is as follows: David T. C. Davies MP (Chair), Stuart Andrew MP, Guto Bebb MP, Geraint Davies MP, Jonathan Edwards MP, Nia Griffith MP, Mrs Siân C. James MP, Susan Elan Jones MP, Karen Lumley MP, Jessica Morden MP, Mr Robin Walker MP, Mr Mark Williams MP

Specific Committee Information: welshcom@parliament.uk tel: 020 7219 6189

Media Information: Jessica Bridges-Palmer bridgespalmerj@parliament.uk 020 7219 2003

Committee Website: http://www.parliament.uk/welshcom

Watch committees and parliamentary debates online: www.parliamentlive.tv

Publications / Reports / Reference Material: Copies of all select committee reports are available from the Parliamentary Bookshop (12 Bridge St, Westminster, 020 7219 3890) or the Stationery Office (0845 7023474). Committee reports, press releases, evidence transcripts, Bills; research papers, a directory of MPs, plus Hansard (from 8am daily) and much more, can be found on www.parliament.uk.

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