Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Session 2004-05
28 January 2005 Progress on pesticides: evidence session announced

28 January 2005 Progress on pesticides: evidence session announced

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee’s Sub-Committee on progress on pesticides has decided to hold a further oral evidence sessions in relation to its inquiry. The details of this third session are as follows:

Monday 21 February 2005
3.30 pm                   Rt Hon Alun Michael MP, Minister of State for Rural Affairs and Local Environmental Quality, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with officials from the Pesticides Safety Directorate; and HM Treasury

4.30 pm (approx)    Professor Barry Dent, Chairman of the Voluntary Initiative Steering Group

5.15 pm (approx)    Professor David Coggon, Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Pesticides; and Professor David Forman, Epidemiologist on the Committee on Carcinogenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment

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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.

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