Trade and Industry Press Notice PN 40

COMMITTEE OFFICE     HOUSE OF COMMONS    7 MILLBANK     LONDON SW1P 3JA

Telephone: 020 7219 5777/5779

PN 40 of Session 2003-04

PRESS NOTICE

Oral Evidence Session

Inquiry into Pub Companies

As part of its inquiry into Pub Companies, the Trade and Industry Select Committee will take oral evidence on Tuesday, 20 July in the Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House. The Committee will hear from:

10.00 a.m.    Enterprise Inns plc, represented by:

                  Ted Tuppen, Chief Executive

                  Gordon Harrison, Operations Manager

                  Simon Townsend, Customer Services Director

10.45 a.m.    The Wolverhampton & Dudley Breweries plc,

                  represented by:

                  Ralph Findlay, Chief Executive,

                  The Wolverhampton & Dudley Breweries plc

                  Stephen J Oliver, Managing Director,

                   Union Pub Company

11.30 a.m.    Punch Taverns plc, represented by:

                   Giles Thorley, Chief Executive

                   Robert McDonald, Finance Director

                   Francis Patton, Customer Services Director

This meeting is open to the public. All timings are approximate.

This meeting will be webcast live at www.parliamentlive.tv .

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

15 July 2004

ENDS