Foreign Affairs Committee

20 April 2006


East Asia

The Committee will take oral evidence on Wednesday 26 April in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House, from the following witnesses in relation to its inquiry into East Asia:

From 2.30pm to 3.45pm: (Korean peninsula)

Aidan Foster-Carter, Honorary Senior Research Fellow in Sociology and Modern Korea, University of Leeds, and

Dr James Hoare

From 3.45pm to 4.30pm: (China)

John Ashton, Chief Executive, E3G, Third Generation Environmentalism

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Membership of the Committee:

Mike Gapes (Ilford South) Lab, Chairman
Mr Fabian Hamilton (Leeds North East) Lab
Rt Hon Mr David Heathcoat-Amory (Wells) Con
Mr John Horam (Orpington) Con
Mr Eric Illsley (Barnsley Central) Lab
Mr Paul Keetch (Hereford) Lib Dem
Andrew Mackinlay (Thurrock) Lab Mr John Maples (Stratford-on-Avon) Con
Sandra Osborne (Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock) Lab
Mr Greg Pope (Hyndburn) Lab
Mr Ken Purchase (Wolverhampton North East) Lab
Rt Hon Sir John Stanley (Tonbridge and Malling) Con
Ms Gisela Stuart (Birmingham Edgbaston) Lab
Richard Younger-Ross (Teignbridge) Lib Dem

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