No. 23, Session 2002-03 14 May 2003
Third inquiry - Terms of Reference
Maternity Services Sub-committee:
Choice in Maternity Services
The Health Committee Maternity Services Sub-committee will undertake an inquiry into the above subject.
The Sub-committee will examine the degree of choice and control a woman has over her maternity care.
Organisations and individuals wishing to submit a short memorandum are invited to do so no later than
Monday 16 June. Late memoranda will only be accepted at the Committee's discretion, and may not be considered for publication.
Evidence sessions are likely to commence in June 2003 and a later press notice will give details of these.
A revised guide to preparing written evidence for the Health Committee can be accessed on the Parliamentary Committees' main page. The Committee requests that evidence should be concise and in the form of a self-contained memorandum, prepared according to the guidelines set out by the terms of reference given above and preferably submitted electronically to
[email protected] . 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 Sub-Committee on Maternity Services, which was nominated on 12 December 2002, is appointed under Standing Order No. 152 and has the power to send for persons, papers and records.