Press Notice 27

Session - 2002/03

2nd May 2003

- PRESS NOTICE -

FURTHER 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:

Date and venue - Tuesday 13 May, Palace of Westminster

Time - 2.30 p.m.

Witnesses - South African Sugar Association (SASA):

David Willers, Overseas Representative, SASA

At approximately 2.50 p.m:

Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) London Sugar Group:

Jean-Claude Tyack, Chairman, ACP London Sugar Group (representing Mauritius)

Dr James Matheson (representing Guyana)

Mr Julian Price (representing Tanzania and Malawi)

At approximately 3.20 p.m:

Ethical Trading Initiative

Dan Rees, Director

Alan Roberts, Chair

Date and venue - Tuesday 24 June, Palace of Westminster

Time - 2.30 p.m.

Witness - The Rt Hon Baroness Amos, Secretary of State for International Development

Those wishing to attend this evidence session 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

Reports and press notices issued by the International Development Committee are available on the Parliamentary website: www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/international_development.cfm

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).