Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Session 2003-04
26 October 2004 The Government’s Rural Delivery Strategy:

26 October 2004 The Government’s Rural Delivery Strategy:
evidence sessions announced

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee’s Sub-Committee on the Government’s Rural Delivery Strategy has decided to hold the following oral evidence sessions in relation to its inquiry into the Government’s Rural Delivery Strategy:

Tuesday 2 November

3.00 pm    Centre for Rural Economy, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

3.30 pm (approx)    Forestry Commission; and Environment Agency

4.15 pm (approx)    East of England Development Agency and Advantage West Midlands (both representing England’s Regional Development Agencies)

4.45 pm (approx)    National Farmers’ Union; and Country Land and Business Association

Tuesday 9 November

3.30 pm    Lord Haskins

4.15 pm (approx)    Countryside Agency

5.00 pm (approx)    English Nature

The schedule for the remaining oral evidence session will be announced in due course.

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NOTES FOR EDITORS

For the terms of reference of this inquiry please see the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee press notice, published 23 July 2004, available on the Committee’s website: http://www.parliament.uk/efracom.

The Committee ordinarily meets in a committee room in Portcullis House 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.