No. 66 SESSION 2002-03 14 July 2003

WTO conference in Cancºn 'One-off' evidence session

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee today announced an evidence session with the Secretary of State at Defra ahead of the World Trade Organisation's Ministerial Conference, to be held in September in Cancºn, Mexico.

The evidence session has been arranged as follows:

Wednesday 16 July 2003

4.00 pm

Rt Hon Margaret Beckett MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Committee normally meets in a Committee Room at Westminster.  Because there are often last minute changes of Room and meetings may be held in either the Palace of Westminster or Portcullis House, those wishing to attend should check the venue by contacting the Committee Office Information Line on 020 7219 2033 on the day before the hearing.

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.