FAC PN 26 (03-04)

Foreign Affairs Committee

EVIDENCE SESSION: FCO Annual Report 2003-04

The Foreign Affairs Committee will hold the following evidence session as part of its inquiry into the 'Foreign and Commonwealth Office Annual Report 2003-04'. The witnesses appearing before the Committee are as follows:

Tuesday 29 June 2004, in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 3.00 pm Foreign and Commonweath Office

Sir Michael Jay KCMG, Permanent Under-Secretary of State
Mr Dickie Stagg CMG, Director General, Corporate Affairs
Mr Simon Gass CMG CVO, Director, Finance
Mr David Warren, Director, Human Resources

The Committee launched its inquiry into the FCO's Annual Report 2003-04 on 30 April. It will be taking evidence from the British Council and the BBC World Service this week. See PN 18 and PN25 for further details.

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Membership of the Committee 

Rt Hon Donald Anderson (Swansea-East) Lab, Chairman
Mr David Chidgey (Eastleigh) Lib Dem
Mr Fabian Hamilton (Leeds North East) Lab
Mr Eric Illsley (Barnsley Central) Lab
Rt Hon Andrew Mackay (Bracknell) Con
Mr Andrew Mackinlay (Thurrock) Lab
Mr John Maples (Stratford-on-Avon) Con
Mr Bill Olner (Nuneaton) Lab
Mr Greg Pope (Hyndburn) Lab
Rt Hon Sir John Stanley (Tonbridge and Malling) Con
Ms Gisela Stuart (Birmingham Edgbaston) Lab

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