Press Notice 30, Session 2003-04

FURTHER EVIDENCE SESSION:

BY VIDEO LINK FROM UGANDA

ORPHANS AND CHILDREN MADE VULNERABLE BY AIDS

The International Development Committee is pleased to announce that the following evidence session has now been arranged on the subject of Orphans and Children made vulnerable by AIDS, on Thursday 20 May.  Details are as follows:

Date and venue: Thursday 20 May 2004, 33 St James's Square, London, SW1Y 4JS

Time: 2.15 p.m.

Witnesses:  A group of children involved in Plan International's work with orphans and children made vulnerable by AIDS in Uganda.

The evidence session will take place by video link with Uganda.

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The Committee also took evidence on this subject on Tuesday 4 May.  The Committee will not be producing a report but will publish the transcripts of both sessions, and a selection of written evidence, in due course.

There will be limited public seating available at this session. Please contact Feyi Rodway, Plan International, 020 7482 9571, ([email protected]) if you are interested in attending.

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Further Information

The membership of the Committee is as follows: Tony Baldry (Chairman) (Conservative), John Barrett (Liberal Democrat), Mr John Battle (Labour), Hugh Bayley (Labour), Ann Clwyd (Labour), Mr Tony Colman (Labour), Mr Quentin Davies (Conservative); Mr Piara S. Khabra (Labour), Chris McCafferty (Labour), Mr Andrew Robathan (Conservative) and Tony Worthington (Labour).

Specific Committee Information: For detailed enquiries, please contact Sarah Hartwell, Second Clerk, on 020 7 219 0851 or [email protected]

Media Enquiries: Adele Brown, 020 7 219 0724 or [email protected]

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