Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Session 2005-06

4 May 2006


4 May 2006

1. Rural Payments Agency: new evidence session

2. Rural Payments Agency: Membership of Sub-committee

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee will hold the following oral evidence sessions in relation to its Sub-committee's inquiry into the Rural Payment Agency:

Monday 8 May 2006
4.30 pm Country Land and Business Association; Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (at 5.15 pm)

Monday 15 May 2006 (New)
4.30 pm Helen Ghosh, Permanent Secretary, Sir Brian Bender, former Permanent Secretary, Andy Lebrecht, Director General, Sustainable Farming, Food and Fisheries, Defra

Monday 22 May 2006
4.30 pm Accenture

Further oral evidence sessions will be announced in due course.

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The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has nominated the further following Members to its Sub-committee on the Rural Payments Agency:

Mrs Madeleine Moon
Mr Dan Rogerson
Sir Peter Soulsby

The Sub-committee membership is:

Rt Hon Michael Jack (Chairman)
Mr David Drew
James Duddridge
Lynne Jones
Daniel Kawczynski
Mrs Madeleine Moon
Mr Dan Rogerson
Sir Peter Soulsby
David Taylor
Mr Roger Williams

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NOTES FOR EDITORS

The schedule of evidence outlined in this press notice supersedes that which was announced in the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee press notice number 40, published on 25 April 2006. For the terms of reference of this inquiry please see the EFRA Committee press notice number 35, published on 30 March 2006.

The Committee normally meets in a committee room at Westminster. There are often 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 office information line the day before the hearing on 020 7219 2033. Website: www.parliament.uk/efracom