Health Committee

No 25, Session 2002-03                        6 June 2003


Evidence Session:  Obesity
(First Evidence Session)]

The Health Committee has arranged the following meeting, to be held in public, on

Thursday 12 June 2003 in
Committee Room 15 at 10.30 am

Oral evidence will be taken from the following

The Department of Health:
Ms Imogen Sharp, Business Area Head, and Ms Danila Armstrong, Acting Nutrition Programme Manager, Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer Prevention
Department for Transport:
Ms Patricia Hayes, Head, Charging and Local Transport Division
Department of Education and Skills:
Ms Mela Watts, Divisional Manager, Curriculum Division
Department for Culture, Media and Sports:
Mr AlecMcGivan, Director, Sports and Lotteries
Office of the Deputy Prime Minister:
Mr Mike Ash, Deputy Director, Planning Directorate

The Committee's Terms of Reference of this inquiry were given in Press Notice No. 18.

A Press Notice giving details of further evidence sessions will be issued in due course.

Members of the public and representatives of the press will be admitted to this meeting. Those wishing to attend these sessions should check the venue by contacting the Committee Office Information Line on 020 7219 2033 on the day before the meeting.

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 power to send for persons, papers and records.