Health Committee

21 October 2005
Session 2005-06 Evidence Sessions Calendar


21 October 2005
Session 2005-06 Evidence Sessions Calendar

The Health Committee intends to hold the following evidence sessions before the end of 2005.  Details of  future evidence sessions on Smoking in Public Places and Changes to Primary Care Trusts be issued in due course.




Thursday 27 October at 11.30 a.m.
Responsibilities of  the  Secretary of State for Health
Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt MP, Secretary of State for Health

Thursday 3 November at 9.30 a.m.
Changes to Primary Care Trusts

Thursday 10 November at 9.30 a.m.
Changes to Primary Care Trusts

Thursday 17 November at 9.30 a.m.
Smoking in Public Place
s

Thursday 24 November at 9.30 a.m.
Smoking in Public Places

Thursday 1 December at 9.30 a.m.
Public Expenditure
Sir Nigel Crisp, Chief Executive, NHS,  and Department of Health officials

Tuesday 6 December at 3.00p.m.
Public Expenditure
Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt MP, Secretary of State for Health

Thursday 15 December at 9.30 a.m.
The Ministerial Responsibilities of the Minister of State for Health Services [including Dentistry and Public Patient Involvement]
Rosie Winterton MP, Minister of State for Health Services




Members of the public and representatives of the press will be admitted to these meetings. Because there are often last minute changes of rooms and meetings may be held either in the Palace of Westminster or Portcullis House, those wishing to attend should check the venue by contacting the House of Commons Public Information office on 020 7219 4272 the day before the meeting.

Please note that the Health Committee is unable to investigate individual cases.

The Health Committee is a Select Committee of the House of Commons.  It is appointed under Standing Order No.152 to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Department of Health and associated public bodies.  The Committee has the power to send for persons, papers and records.