Health Committee

No 43, Session 2003-03                             23 October 2003

EVIDENCE SESSION:   Inquiry into Obesity

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

Thursday 6 November 2003 in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House at 10:30 am

Oral evidence from:

Sue Campbell CBE, Chair, UK Sport

Dr Alan Maryon Davis, Director of Public Health,Southwark Primary Care Trust

Professor Chris Riddoch, Head of Institute for Sport and Exercise Science, Middlesex University

John Grimshaw, Executive Director and Chief Engineer,Sustrans

Tom Franklin, Director, Living Streets

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 on the day of 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.