ODPM Press Notice

Session 2003-04  11 March 2004




POSTAL VOTING

SECOND AND THIRD EVIDENCE SESSIONS

The Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions will be hearing evidence for its inquiry into Postal Voting on the following dates:

All times are approximate:

Tuesday 16th March

9.15am

H S Chapman Society

Electoral Reform Society

9.45am

Metropolitan Police Special Branch

10.10am

SCOPE

Ministry of Defence (MoD)

10.40am

Royal Mail Group plc

Electoral Reform Services (ERS) Ltd

De La Rue Security Products

Document Technology Ltd

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Wednesday 17th March (Final Evidence Session)

9.15am

Local Councillors

Parish Councillors

9.35am

Green Party

UK Independence Party (UKIP)

Scottish National Party (SNP)

9.55am

Labour Party

Conservative Party

Liberal Democrats

10.25am

Rt Hon. Nick Raynsford MP, Minister of State, Local and Regional Government, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

Christopher Leslie MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs

The evidence session will take place in public, unless otherwise decided by the Committee, in a Committee Room at the House of Commons.  Those wishing to attend the meeting should check the venue by contacting the Committee Office Information Line on 020 7219 2033 on the day before the hearing.

 If you would  like a copy of any House of Commons publications, and did not submit written or oral evidence to the relevant inquiry, then you may purchase them from The Stationery Office, General enquiries tel no.0870 600 5522, or access them via the Committee homepage on the Internet: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmodpm.htm

Contact: Libby Preston, 020 7219 3290