Health Committee

No 33, Session  2002-03                                     20 June 2003


Inquiry into Choice in Maternity Services

The Maternity Services Sub-Committee has arranged the following meeting, to be held in public:

Tuesday 24 June 2003 in Committee Room 8, 2.15 pm

Oral evidence from:

  • The Baroness Cumberlege CBE DL (at 2.15 pm)

  • Dr Stephen Ladyman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Community Care

  • Lindsay Wilkinson, Head, Women's Health and Maternity Section, Department of Health

  • Catherine McCormick, Midwifery Advisor, Department of Health

  • David Amos, Deputy Director, Human Resources, Department of Health (at 2.45 pm)

  Inquiry into Obesity

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

Thursday 26 June 2003 in theWilson Room, Portcullis House at 10.30 am

Oral evidence from:

  • Professor Sir George Alberti, Professor of Medicine, University of Newcastle, President, Royal College of Physicians

  • Professor Hubert Lacey, Head of Psychiatry, St George's Hospital Medical School, London

  • Professor Julian Peto, Head, Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research

  • Geoff Rayner, Chair, United Kingdom Public Health Association

Members of the public and representatives of the press will be admitted to these meetings. 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.