Scottish Affairs Committee: Press Notice

Announcement 41 of Session 2008-09

4 November 2009

Scottish Affairs Committee publishes the Government response to its Report on Crisis in the Scottish Press Industry

The Scottish Affairs Committee will publish its Third Special Report of Session 2008-09 (HC 981), which contains the Government response to its Report on Crisis in the Scottish Press Industry, on Monday 9 November 2009 at 00.01 am.

Embargoed copies will be available from 11.00 am on Friday 6 November. Witnesses, government departments and accredited members of the press who wish to pick up an embargoed copy of the report from 7 Millbank should contact the Committee by email ( [email protected]) or call 020 7219 6123. Otherwise, witnesses’ copies of the Report will be posted to them. The full text will be available on the Committee’s website on the day of publication.

For all media inquiries, please contact Becky Jones, Media Adviser, on 020 7219 5693 or email [email protected]


1.   Committee Membership is as follows: Mr Mohammad Sarwar MP (Lab, Glasgow Central) (Chairman),  Alistair Carmichael MP (Lib Dem, Orkney and Shetland), Ms Katy Clark MP (Lab, North Ayrshire and Arran), Mr Ian Davidson MP (Lab/Co-operative, Glasgow South West), Mr Jim Devine MP (Lab, Livingston), Mr Jim McGovern MP (Lab, Dundee West), David Mundell MP (Con, Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale), Lindsay Roy MP (Lab, Glenrothes), Mr Charles Walker MP (Con, Broxbourne), Mr Ben Wallace MP (Con, Lancaster and Wyre) and Pete Wishart MP (SNP, Perth and North Perthshire).

2.    More information on Committee publications can be found at:

Media Enquiries: Becky Jones t: +44 (0)20 7219 5693, e: [email protected]

Specific Committee Information: [email protected] 0207 219 6125

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