Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

SESSION 2002-03

14 July 2003


Rural Broadband:

Committee to publish its Report

The Committee will publish on Tuesday 15 July at 11.00 am its Report into Rural Broadband (Eleventh Report, Session 2002-03, HC 587).

The Report follows an inquiry conducted on behalf of the Committee by a Sub-committee chaired by Mr David Borrow MP. The other members of the Sub-committee were Ms Candy Atherton MP, Mr David Curry MP, Mr David Drew MP, Diana Organ MP, and Mr Bill Wiggin 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 Tuesday 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 Tuesday 15 July, 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 Tuesday, from Westminster House, 7 Millbank, London.

•The Report will also be available from the usual outlets, including the Stationery Office bookshops (reference: Eleventh Report of the Committee of Session 2002-03, HC 587).

•The Report will be posted on the internet at approximately 3.30 pm on 15 July, and will be accessible at http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmenvfru.htm#reports

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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.

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Further details of the Committee, including its current membership, can be found on the Committee=s homepage at http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/environment__food_and_rural_affairs.cfm .  Information about the Committee can also be obtained from 020 7219 3262.