Environmental Audit Committee

06 February 2002

UK Preparations for the World Summit

on Sustainable Development:

Schedule for Oral Evidence

 All sessions will take place in the Palace of Westminster in Committee Room 20.

These sessions will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis.  If you wish to confirm these details closer to the meeting please telephone the Committee Information Line on 020 7219 2033.

Wednesday 13 February

4.20pm:    UNED-UK (United Nations Environment and Development - UK Committee) + 2 representatives from environmental and development NGOs (to be confirmed).

5.20pm: (approx):Business Action for Sustainable Development (BASD) and the Local Government International Bureau (LGIB)

Monday 4 March

4.20pm:    Rt Hon. John Prescott MP, Deputy Prime Minister and First Secretary of State

Wednesday 6 March

9.30am:    Rt Hon.Clare Short MP, Secretary of State for International Development

Wednesday 20 March

4.20pm:    Rt Hon. Margaret Beckett, Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs


The press release setting out the terms of reference for this inquiry into the UK Preparations for the World Summit can be found at: http://www.parliament.uk/commons/selcom/eapnt10.ht