Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Session 2002-03
2 June 2003 The Delivery of Education in Rural Areas:
Committee to publish its Report


Session 2002-03
2 June 2003 The Delivery of Education in Rural Areas:
Committee to publish its Report

The Committee will publish on Thursday 5 June at 11.00 am its Report into the Delivery of Education in Rural Areas (Ninth Report, Session 2002-03, HC 467).

The Report follows an inquiry conducted on behalf of the Committee by a Sub-committee chaired by Diana Organ MP.  The other members of the Sub-committee were Mr David Borrow MP, Mr David Curry MP, Mr David Drew MP, Mr Michael Jack MP, Mr Austin Mitchell MP and David Taylor MP.

There will not be a press conference to launch the Report nor will advance copies be available.  A press release will be published on Thursday to accompany the Report and this will summarise the Committee's main findings.

Copies of the Report will be available from 11.00 am on Thursday 5 June, 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 at 11.00 am on Thursday, from Westminster House, 7 Millbank, London.

  • The Report will also be available from the usual outlets, including the Stationery Office bookshops (reference: Ninth Report of the Committee of Session 2002-03, HC 467).

  • The Report will be posted on the internet at approximately 3.30 pm on 5 June, and will be accessible via the Committee's homepage.


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.