Environmental Audit Committee

8 January 2004

GM Food - Evaluating the Farm Scale Trials


Tuesday 13 January 2004

The Committee will be taking evidence from:


Elliot Morley MP, Minister of State for Environment and Agri-Environment, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

This will form part of its inquiry into GM Food - Evaluating the Farm Scale Trials, announced in a press release on 18 September 2003.

This session will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis.  Room allocations are subject to change at short notice.  Please call the Committee Information Line on: 020 7219 2033 for confirmation nearer the time.


Notes for Editors

1.  The Committee announced its inquiry into GM Food - Evaluating the Farm Scale Trials on 18 September 2003.  The press release outlining the remit of this inquiry can be found on the Committee's website at: http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/environmental_audit_committee.cfm

2. Details of all the Committee's inquiries, together with its Reports and other publications, are also available on this website.

3. The Committee last reported on GM Food in 1999 before the farm scale trials commenced.  Please see GMOs and the Environment: Co-ordination of Government Policy, (HC 384, session 1998-99).