Northern Ireland Affairs Committee: Press Notices

Session 06-07

19 January 2007


Press Notice No 6

ANNOUNCEMENT OF FURTHER ORAL EVIDENCE SESSION

inquiry into

TOURISM IN NORTHERN IRELAND AND ITS ECONOMIC IMPACT AND BENEFITS

Wednesday 31 January 2007

House of Commons*

3.00 pm

Mr Gerry Lennon, Chief Executive, Belfast Visitor and Convention Centre.

Mr Don Wilmont, Manager, Causeway Coast and Glens Tourism Partnership

Mr Mark Mohan, Chief Executive, Armagh and Down Tourism Partnership

Ms Tanya Cathcart, Western Regional Tourism Partnership

4.15 pm

Northern Ireland Tourist Board

Mr Alan Clarke, Chief Executive

Mr Tom McGrath, Chairman

Mr John McGrillen, Board Member

Information about the inquiry, together with other information about the Committee’s work, is available on the Committee’s Homepage.

The meetings will be open to the public.  They will take place in a Committee Room either in the Palace of Westminster or in Portcullis House or as otherwise stated.  Those wishing to attend should confirm the venue by calling the House of Commons Committee Information Line on 020 7219 2033 on the day before the hearing*.  Information about the inquiry, together with other information about the Committee’s work, is available on the Committee’s Homepage at:

www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/northern_ireland_affairs.cfm

The Committee intends to publish the transcript of these meetings on its Homepage approximately two weeks after the meeting.  For further information about the work of the Committee, please contact Paul Derrett, Assistant to the Committee, on 020 7219 2173 or e-mail [email protected]


NOTE FOR EDITORS:  The Committee is appointed under Standing Order No. 152 of the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Northern Ireland Office and associated public bodies.  It has the power to send for persons, papers and records.

The Committee Members are:- Sir Patrick Cormack, MP (Chairman) (Conservative, South Staffordshire), Mr David Anderson, MP (Labour, Blaydon), Rt. Hon John Battle MP (Labour, Leeds West), Mr Gregory Campbell, MP (Democratic Unionist Party, East Londonderry), Rosie Cooper, MP (Labour, West Lancashire), Mr Christopher Fraser, MP (Conservative, South West Norfolk), Mr John Grogan, MP (Labour, Selby), Mr Stephen Hepburn, MP (Labour, Jarrow), Lady Hermon, MP (Ulster Unionist Party, North Down), Dr Alasdair McDonnell, MP (SDLP, Belfast South), Mr Denis Murphy MP (Labour, Wansbeck) Mr Stephen Pound, MP (Labour, Ealing North),Mr Sammy Wilson, MP (Democratic Unionist Party, East Antrim)