def070516 - No. 51

Session 2006-07, 16 May 2007

Evidence Session

Strategic Lift Inquiry

Tuesday 22 May 2007

At 10.30 am in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House (room subject to change, see further information note below), oral evidence will be taken from:

Ministry of Defence

  • Lt Gen Andrew Figgures, Deputy Chief of Defence Staff (Equipment Capability)

  • Tim Rowntree, Director General Air Support

11.30 am (approx.)


  • Fabrice Brégier, Chief Operating Officer, Airbus

  • Francisco Fernández Sáinz, Managing Director, Airbus Military Sociedad Limitada

  • Richard Thompson, Senior Vice President, Airbus Military Sociedad Limitada

  • Charles Paterson, Head of A400M programme, Airbus UK


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. 51


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