Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Session 2007-08

11 December 2007


The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee will hold the following oral evidence sessions in relation to its inquiry into Flooding:

Wednesday 9 January 2008
4.45pm Royal Town Planning Institute and Greater London Authority
5.15pm Water UK

Wednesday 23 January 2008
3.00pm Sir Michael Pitt, Chair of the 'Learning lessons from the 2007 floods Review'
4.00pm Chairmen of Regional Flood Defence Committees (Midlands, Thames and Yorkshire)

The schedule for further oral evidence sessions in the new year will be announced in due course.


1. Further details about this inquiry can be found at:


2. The Committee normally meets in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House. There can often be 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 on the day before the hearing on 020 7219 5774.

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