Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Session 2002-03

10 September 2003



The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has decided to hold the following oral evidence session in its inquiry into alternative uses for crops (biofuels):

Wednesday 17 September 2003

2.30 pm

John Healey MP, Economic Secretary, HM Treasury

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Please note that another evidence session (already announced) will be held, as follows:

Monday 15 September 2003

2.30 pm

Sustainable Development Commission; Lord Whitty, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

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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 13 March 2003.


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.


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