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Session 2005-06         7 November 2005

                              

 THE POTENTIAL BENEFITS FOR SCOTLAND OF THE 2012 OLYMPICS

PUBLIC EVIDENCE SESSIONS AT THE HOUSE OF COMMONS


PUBLIC EVIDENCE SESSIONS AT THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

 As announced previously, the Scottish Affairs Committee will hold its first public oral evidence session on the inquiry into The Potential Benefits for Scotland of the 2012 Olympics at 4.15 pm on Tuesday 8 November 2005. The meeting will take place in Committee Room 15 at the House of Commons. The Committee will take evidence from Mr Simon Clegg, Chief Executive, and Ms Sara Friend, Director of Legal Services, the British Olympic Association (BOA) and Mr Mike Lee, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (LOCOG).

The Committee has also arranged the following public evidence sessions at the House of Commons:

Tuesday 15 November at  4.15 pm:

Witnesses: Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA)

Tuesday 22 November at 4.15 pm:

Witnesses: Ms Julia Bracewell, Chair, sportscotland, and Mr David Williams, Chief Executive, EventScotland.

Wednesday 7 December at 4.00 pm:

Witness: Rt Hon Richard Caborn MP, Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

Further evidence sessions on this inquiry are planned, and details will be announced shortly.