18 March 2005
18 March 2005
The Government's Rural Strategy and the draft Natural Environment and Rural Communities Bill
Report to be published
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has agreed a Report on The Government's Rural Strategy and the draft Natural Environment and Rural Communities Bill.
The Report will be published on
Saturday 26 March at
00.01 am. Advance copies of the Report will be available under embargo from 11.00 am on Thursday 24 March. Volume II, the Oral and Written Evidence, will be published on Monday 4 April at 11.00 am.
Advance copies of the Report will be available to members of the media from 11 .00 am on Thursday 24 March. These copies will be embargoed until 00.01 am on Saturday 26 March. Advance copies of the Report will be available in the following ways:
Members of the media 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 24 March, from Westminster House, 7 Millbank, London. **Please use the entrance in Dean Stanley Street as the main Millbank entrance will be closed**.
On 26 March the Report will also be available from the usual outlets, including Stationery Office bookshops (reference: Fifth Report of the Committee, Session 2004-05, HC 408-I).
The Report will be posted on the internet at approximately 3.30 pm on 26 March, and will be accessible via the Committee's homepage.
NOTES FOR EDITORS
Further details about the Committee, and this inquiry, can be found on the Committee's homepage at: www.parliament.uk/efracom
Information about the Committee can also be obtained from 020 7219 5774.