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EVIDENCE SESSIONS: Trade and Development: Aspects of the Doha Agenda


The International Development Committee agreed to conduct an inquiry (announced in a press notice dated 26 November 2002 (PN3.2002/03)) on trade and development.  The Committee is pleased to announce that the following evidence sessions have now been arranged:

Tuesday 25 February, Palace of Westminster at 9.30 am.  Witness: Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia

Tuesday 11 March, Palace of Westminster at 2.15 pm.  Witness: Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt MP, Secretary of State for Trade and Industry

Those wishing to attend the evidence sessions should contact the Committee Office Information Line on 020 7219 2033 to confirm the venue the day before the hearing. Detailed enquiries to Dr Alan Hudson, Committee Specialist, on: 020 7219 1522.

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The membership of the Committee is as follows: Tony Baldry (Chairman) (Conservative, Banbury), John Barrett (Liberal Democrat, Edinburgh West), Mr John Battle (Labour, Leeds West), Hugh Bayley (Labour, City of York), Alistair Burt (Conservative, North East Bedforshire), Ann Clwyd (Labour, Cynon Valley), Mr Tony Colman (Labour, Putney), Mr Piara S. Khabra (Labour, Ealing, Southall), Chris McCafferty (Labour, Calder Valley), Mr Robert Walter (Conservative, North Dorset) and  Tony Worthington (Labour, Clydebank and Milngavie).

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