European Scrutiny Committee Press Notice 4

ORAL EVIDENCE FROM HUW IRRANCA-DAVIES MP, PARLIAMENTARY UNDER-SECRETARY OF STATE, DEPARTMENT FOR ENVIRONMENT, FOOD AND RURAL AFFAIRS, WEDNESDAY 11 FEBRUARY 2009

The European Scrutiny Committee will be taking evidence from Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the recent scrutiny performance of his department.

The evidence session will take place on Wednesday, 11 February at 2.30pm in Committee Room 19, Palace of Westminster.

For further information please contact Alex Paterson (contact details above).

FURTHER INFORMATION:

1. Committee Membership is as follows: Michael Connarty MP (Chairman), Labour, Mr Adrian Bailey MP, Labour, Mr David S Borrow MP, Labour, Mr William Cash MP, Conservative, Mr James Clappison MP, Conservative, Ms Katy Clark MP, Labour, Jim Dobbin MP, Labour/Co-op, Mr Greg Hands MP, Conservative, Mr David Heathcoat-Amory MP, Conservative, Keith Hill MP, Labour, Kelvin Hopkins MP, Labour, Mr Lindsay Hoyle MP, Labour, Mr Bob Laxton MP, Labour, Angus Robertson MP, SNP, Mr Anthony Steen MP, Conservative, Richard Younger Ross MP, Lib Dem

2. Transcripts of the committee's oral evidence session can be found on the Committee website at: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmeuleg.htm

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