Press Notice PN 23

 TRADE AND INDUSTRY COMMITTEE

COMMITTEE OFFICE     HOUSE OF COMMONS    7 MILLBANK     LONDON SW1P 3JA

Telephone: 020 7219 5777/5779

PN 23 of Session 2003-04

PRESS NOTICE

ORAL EVIDENCE SESSIONS

The Work of Postcomm

As part of its examination of the work of Postcomm, the Trade and Industry Committee will be taking evidence on Tuesday, 11 May 2004 in the morning at the House of Commons in Committee Room 8. The Committee will hear from:

09.15  Nigel Stapleton, Chairman, Postcomm

         Martin Stanley, Chief Executive

         Richard Moriarty, Director, Competition and Regulation

         Debbie Gillatt, Director, Customers and Operations

Inquiry into Export Credits Guarantee Department

As part of its inquiry into the Export Credits Guarantee Department, the Trade and Industry Committee will be taking evidence on Tuesday, 11 May 2004 in the afternoon at the House of Commons in The Grimond Room, Portcullis House. The Committee will hear from:

2.30  Friends of the Earth represented by

        Hannah Griffiths, Corporates Campaigner,

        England, Wales and Northern Ireland

        Hannah Ellis, International Financial Institutions,

         Friends of the Earth International,

3.15   ECGD represented by

        John Weiss, Acting Chief Executive

        Tom Jaffray, Risk Management Group Director

        John Ormerod, Director of Strategy and Communications

These meetings are open to the public.  All timings are approximate.

For further information please contact the Committee Office on 020 7219 5777/ 5779.

6 May 2004

ENDS