def070110 - No. 16

Session 2006-07, 10 January 2007

Evidence Sessions


Evidence Sessions

The Future of the UK’s Strategic Nuclear Deterrent: The White Paper

On Tuesday 16 January in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House ( room subject to change, see further information note below), oral evidence will be taken from:

10.30 am

  • Mr Bruce Kent, Vice President, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

  • Ms Di McDonald, Executive Director, Nuclear Information Service

  • Sian Jones, Aldermaston Women’s Peace Campaign

  • Mr John Ainslie, Co-ordinator, Scottish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

Tuesday 23 January

At 10.30 am in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House ( room subject to change, see further information note below), oral evidence will be taken from commentators, academics and think tank representatives ( witnesses to be confirmed).

Tuesday 30 January

At 10.30 am in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House ( room subject to change, see further information note below), oral evidence will be taken from legal experts ( witnesses to be confirmed).

Tuesday 6 February

At 1.45 pm in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House ( room subject to change, see further information note below), oral evidence will be taken from:

Ministry of Defence

  • Rt Hon Des Browne MP, Secretary of State for Defence, Ministry of Defence

NOTES TO EDITORS:

1. Committee Membership is as follows: Rt Hon James Arbuthnot MP (Chairman), Mr David S Borrow 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 Bernard Jenkin MP, Mr Brian Jenkins MP, Mr Kevan Jones MP, Robert Key MP, Willie Rennie MP, John Smith MP

2. News Release: No. 16

FURTHER INFORMATION:

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