def060503 - No. 40

Session 2005-06, 3 May 200

Evidence Session


Evidence Session

MPs TO SCRUTINISE THE WORK OF THE MET OFFICE

The Defence Committee will be taking oral evidence from the Chief Executive, Mr Mark Hutchinson, and Met Office officials, on Thursday 11 May at 2.00 pm at the Met Office in Exeter.

As part of the Committee’s programme of scrutiny of the Ministry of Defence’s Agencies, the Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the work of the Met Office. Among the issues which the Committee is focusing on are the Met Office’s performance against its key targets and whether the move from Bracknell to Exeter is achieving the expected benefits.

NOTES TO EDITORS:

1. Committee Membership is as follows: Rt Hon James Arbuthnot MP (Chairman), Mr David S Borrow MP, Mr Colin Breed MP, Mr David Crausby MP, Linda Gilroy MP, Mr David Hamilton MP, Mr Mike Hancock MP, Mr Dai Havard MP, Mr Adam Holloway MP, Mr Brian Jenkins MP, Mr Kevan Jones MP, Robert Key MP, Mr Mark Lancaster MP, John Smith MP

2. News Release: No. 40

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