Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Session 2005-06

Thursday 19 January 2006


Thursday 19 January 2006

Rural Payments Agency: interim report

Report to be published

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has agreed an interim report on Rural Payments Agency. The Report will be published on Tuesday 24 January at 00.01 am. Advance copies of the Report will be available under embargo from 11.00 am on Monday 23 January.  A further substantive Report will be published at a later date and will contain the oral and written evidence.

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Members of the media can collect copies of the report from the Press Gallery,  House of Commons.

They will also be sent by post to all witnesses (including those who submitted written evidence), or, if preferred, they may be collected either by witnesses or by their representatives between 11.00 am and 11.30 am on Monday 23 January, from Westminster House, 7 Millbank, London.

On Tuesday 24 January the Report will also be available from the usual outlets, including the Parliamentary Bookshop and  Stationery Office outlets (reference: Fifth Report of the Committee, Session 2005-06, HC 840).

The Report will be posted on the internet on Tuesday 24 January 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:   www.parliament.uk/efracom.

The uncorrected transcript from the evidence session on Wednesday 11 January on the Rural Payments Agency can be accessed at: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200506/cmselect/cmenvfru/uc812-i/uc81202.htm.

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