Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Session 2004-05
24 November 2004 The Future for UK Fishing:

24 November 2004 The Future for UK Fishing:
Further evidence sessions announced

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee’s Sub-Committee on the Future for UK Fishing has decided to announce further oral evidence sessions in relation to its inquiry into the Future for UK Fishing.  The schedule for the week commencing 6 December is as follows:

Tuesday 7 December

3.30 pm               South Western Fish Producer Organisation
4.00 pm (approx)  Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)
4.30 pm (approx)  Dr Andrew Palfreman, Independent Consultant

Wednesday 8 December

10.00 am            Mr Ben Bradshaw MP, Minister for Nature Conservation and Fisheries, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The schedule for the remaining oral evidence session will be announced in due course.

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NOTES FOR EDITORS

For the terms of reference of this inquiry please see the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee press notice, published 9 July 2004, available on the Committee’s website: http://www.parliament.uk/efracom.

The Committee ordinarily meets in a committee room in Portcullis House at Westminster. There are often last minute changes of room and meetings may be held either in the Palace of Westminster or in Portcullis House. Those wishing to attend should check the venue by calling the committee office information line the day before the hearing on 020 7219 2033.