Foreign Affairs Committee

29 August 2007

Developments in the European Union

The Foreign Affairs Committee is holding an oral evidence session for its inquiry into Developments in the European Union.

Wednesday 12 September 2007

2.30 pm

Jim Murphy MP, Minister of State for Europe, and Foreign and Commonwealth Office Officials.

The meeting will take place in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House.

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The membership of the Committee is as follows: Mike Gapes (Chairman), Labour, Mr Fabian Hamilton, Labour, Mr David Heathcoat-Amory, Conservative, Mr John Horam, Conservative, Mr Eric Illsley, Labour, Mr Paul Keetch, Liberal Democrat, Andrew Mackinlay, Labour, Mr Malcolm Moss, Conservative, Sandra Osborne, Labour, Mr Greg Pope, Labour, Mr Ken Purchase, Labour, Rt Hon Sir John Stanley, Conservative, Ms Gisela Stuart, Labour, Richard Younger-Ross, Liberal Democrat.

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