Trade and Industry Press Notice No 22

 TRADE AND INDUSTRY COMMITTEE

COMMITTEE OFFICE     HOUSE OF COMMONS    7 MILLBANK     LONDON SW1P 3JA

Telephone: 020 7219 5777/5779

PN 22 of Session 2003-04

PRESS NOTICE

ORAL EVIDENCE SESSION

Inquiry into UK Automotive Industry in 2004

As part of its inquiry into the UK Automotive Industry in 2004, the Trade and Industry Committee will be taking evidence on Tuesday, 4 May 2004 at the House of Commons in Committee Room 16. The Committee will hear from:

2.40 p.m.  The Retail Motor Industry Federation, represented by

                Matthew Carrington, Chief Executive

                Alan Pulham, Franchised Dealer Director

3.25 p.m  Professor Garel Rhys,

               Centre for Automotive Industry Research,

               Cardiff University Business School

4.00 p.m. Department of Trade and Industry, represented by

               Sarah Chambers, Director Automotive Unit

               Ashley Roberts, Deputy Director, Automotive Unit

               Francis Evans, Head, Automotive Unit Birmingham office

               Philip Davies, Analyst, Automotive Unit

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

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

29 April 2004

ENDS