Foreign Affairs Committee

20 October 2005


Evidence Sessions during week commencing 24 October

War against Terrorism

5.00 pm, Monday 24 October 2005, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

The Committee will be taking evidence from:

  • Rt Hon Jack Straw, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs,

  • David Richmond CMG, Director-General, Defence and Intelligence, and

  • Dr Peter Gooderham, Director, Middle East and North Africa, Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

FCO Annual Report, 2004-05

2.30pm, Wednesday 26 October 2005, Wilson Room, Portcullis House

The following witnesses from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office will appear before the Committee:

  • Sir Michael Jay KCMG, Permanent Under-Secretary;

  • Richard Stagg CMG, Director-General (Corporate);

  • David Warren, Director (Human Resources);

  • Ric Todd, Director (Finance).

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