Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Session 2007-08

15 May 2008




DRAFT MARINE BILL: COASTAL ACCESS PROVISIONS: EVIDENCE SESSION

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee will hold the following oral evidence session in relation to its pre-legislative scrutiny of the Draft Marine Bill: Coastal Access Provisions:

Wednesday 4 June 2008
4.30pm Natural England

Further evidence sessions to be held in this inquiry in June and July will be announced shortly.

NOTES TO EDITORS:

1. Further details about this inquiry can be found at:
http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/environment__food_and_rural_affairs/efra_draft_marine_bill.cfm

2. Further details about the draft Bill can be found at:
http://www.defra.gov.uk/marine/legislation/index.htm

3. Further details regarding Natural England's outline scheme for coastal access can be found at:
http://www.naturalengland.org.uk/leisure/access/coastal/docs/coastalaccess-outlinescheme.pdf

4. The Committee normally meets in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House. There can often be last minute changes of room and meetings may be held either in the Palace of Westminster or in Portcullis House. Those wishing to attend should check the venue by calling the committee on the day before the hearing on 020 7219 5774.

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