Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Session 2006-07

8 February 2007




Defra's Departmental Report 2006 and Defra's budget

Report to be published

€ The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has agreed a Report on Defra's Departmental Report 2006 and Defra's budget.

The Report will be published on Friday 23 February 2007 at 00.01 am. Advance copies of the Report will be available under embargo from 11.00 am on Thursday 22 February. The Report will contain the oral and written evidence.

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Advance copies of the Report will be available to witnesses and media representatives from 11.00 am on Thursday 22 February. These copies will be embargoed until 00.01 am on Friday 23 February. Advance copies of the Report will be available in the following ways:

€ Media representatives can collect them from the Press Gallery, House of Commons.

€ They will be sent by post to all witnesses (including those who submitted written evidence), or, if preferred, they can be collected either by witnesses or by their representatives between 11.00 am and 11.30 am on Thursday 22 February, from Westminster House, 7 Millbank, London.

€ On 23 February the Report will also be available from the usual outlets, including the Parliamentary Bookshop and Stationery Office outlets (reference: Second Report of the Committee, Session 2006-07, HC 132).

€ The Report will be posted on the internet on 23 February and will be accessible via the Committee's homepage.

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NOTES FOR EDITORS

Further details about the Committee, and this inquiry, can be found on the Committee's website at: http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/environment__food_and_rural_affairs/efra_defra_s_annual_report_2006.cfm

Information about the Committee can also be obtained from 020 7219 5774.