Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

SESSION 2002-03
11 November 2003 CETACEAN BY-CATCH:

11 November 2003 CETACEAN BY-CATCH:

EVIDENCE SESSIONS

On 24 October the Cetacean By-Catch Sub-committee decided to hold the following oral evidence session in its inquiry into cetacean by-catch. The Sub-Committee has now decided also to take evidence from Linda Hingley, Brixham Seawatch on Wednesday 3 December at 3.00pm.

The revised timetable for oral evidence is thus:

Wednesday 3 December

2.15pm    National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations;
3.00pm    Linda Hingley, Brixham Seawatch;
(approx)
3.30pm   
Ben Bradshaw MP, Minister for Nature Conservation and
(appox)   Fisheries

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The members of the Sub-committee are: Ms Candy Atherton MP (Chair of the Sub-committee), Mr Colin Breed MP, Rt Hon David Curry MP, Mr David Drew MP, Mr Mark Lazarowicz MP, Mr Austin Mitchell MP, Diana Organ MP, Mr Alan Simpson MP, Mr Bill Wiggin MP

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For the Terms of Reference of this inquiry please see the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee Press Notice published on 17 July 2003.

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