Press Notice IMF, Session 2006-07

IMF'S RODRIGO DE RATO TO MEET WITH MEMBERS OF TREASURY SELECT COMMITTEE AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SELECT COMMITTEE

Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, will meet with members of the Treasury Select Committee and International Development Select Committee on Monday May 14.

The Rt Hon John McFall MP, Chairman of the Treasury Select Committee, will chair the meeting. The meeting will take the form of an informal exchange of views between Mr de Rato and the Members of the Treasury Select Committee and the International Development Committee.

Details: Members of the press and public are free to attend. The meeting will take place in the Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, House of Commons from 4 - 5 p.m. Please note that places are limited and it is advisable to arrive at least 15 minutes early to get through security.

NOTES:

1. Treasury Committee Membership is as follows: Rt Hon John McFall (Chairman, Lab), Colin Breed MP (Lib Dem), Jim Cousins MP (Lab), Angela Eagle MP (Lab), Mr Michael Fallon MP (Con), Mr David Gauke (Con), Ms Sally Keeble (Lab), Mr Andrew Love (Lab), Kerry McCarthy (Lab), Mr George Mudie (Lab), Mr Brooks Newmark (Con), John Thurso (Lib Dem), Mr Mark Todd (Lab), Peter Viggers (Con).

2. International Development Committee Membership is as follows: Malcolm Bruce MP (Chairman, Lib Dem), John Battle MP (Lab), John Bercow MP (Con), Hugh Bayley MP (Lab), Richard Burden MP (Lab), Mr Quentin Davies MP (Con), James Duddridge MP (Con), Ann McKechin MP (Lab), Joan Ruddock MP (Lab), Mr Marsha Singh MP (Lab), Sir Robert Smith (Lib Dem).

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