Health Committee

18 December 2003                           No 3, Session 2003-2004


EVIDENCE SESSION:  Inquiry into Elder Abuse

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

Thursday 22 January 2004 in Committee Room 15, 10:30 am

Oral evidence from:

(10:30-11:30)

Ms. Anne Parker CBE, Chair, National Care Standards Commission

Dame Deirdre Hine, Chairman, Commission for Health Improvement

Ms. Lynne Berry, Chief Executive, General Social Care Council

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(11:30-12:30)

Department of Health:

Dr. Stephen Ladyman MP, Under-Secretary of State

Professor Ian Philp, National Director for Older People's Services

Mr. Ray Warburton, Head, Elder Abuse and Social Care Access

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.