Health Committee

17 November 2004                   No 43, Session 2003-2004


EVIDENCE SESSION [FIFTH]:

Inquiry into The Influence of the Pharmaceutical Industry

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

Thursday 2 December 2004 in Committee Room 15
at 10:30  am

Oral evidence from:

Sir Richard Sykes , Rector, Imperial College London
Prof Patrick Vallance , Head of the Division of Medicine, UCL
Dr Roberto Solari , CEO of MRC Technology, Medical Research Council
Dr Malcolm Boyce , Chair, Contract Clinical Research Association
Prof Harpal Kumar , CEO, Cancer Research Technology
Sir Iain Chalmers , Editor, The James Lind Library

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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.

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.