Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Session 2002-03
4 April 2003 BADGERS AND BOVINE TB
REPORT TO BE PUBLISHED ON 9 APRIL 2003


Session 2002-03
4 April 2003 BADGERS AND BOVINE TB
REPORT TO BE PUBLISHED ON 9 APRIL 2003

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has agreed a report about badgers and bovine TB. 

The Report will be published on 9 April 2003.  A press conference will be held at 11.15 am that day in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House, Westminster.

It will be possible to televise the press conference.  Those wishing to do so should notify the Committee's staff (on 020 7219 3262) in advance.

A press notice will be issued at the same time as the Report is published.




Embargoed copies of the Report will be available from 11.00 am on Tuesday 8 April 2003, 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 12.00 noon on Tuesday, from Westminster House, 7 Millbank, London.

  • The Report will also be available from the usual outlets, including the Stationery Office bookshops (reference: Seventh Report of the Committee, Session 2002-03, HC 432).

  • The Report will be posted on the internet at approximately 3.30 pm on 9 April, and will be accessible via the Committee's homepage.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION

The Report follows an inquiry conducted in recent weeks on behalf of the Committee by a Sub-committee chaired by Mr David Drew MP.  The other members of the Sub-committee were Ms Candy Atherton MP, Mr Colin Breed MP, Rt Hon Michael Jack MP, Mr Austin Mitchell MP, Diana Organ MP, David Taylor MP and Mr Bill Wiggin MP.

Details of the inquiry can be found on the Committee's website.

Further details of the Committee, including its current membership, can be found on the Committee's homepage.  Information about the Committee can also be obtained from 020 7219 3262.