TISC PN23 0405

TRADE AND INDUSTRY COMMITTEE

COMMITTEE OFFICE     HOUSE OF COMMONS   
7 MILLBANK     LONDON SW1P 3JA

Telephone: 020 7219 5777/5779

PN 23 of Session 2004-05

PRESS NOTICE

PUBLIC EVIDENCE SESSIONS - TUESDAY 1 MARCH

The Committee will meet twice on Tuesday 1 March to take evidence in connection with its inquiries into the Ofcom telecommunications review and the DTI's coal health compensation schemes. Both meetings will be held in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House.

Morning sitting: Ofcom's telecommunications review

9.15 am: Ofcom

Stephen Carter, Chief Executive; David Currie, Chairman; and Ed Richards, Senior Partner, Strategy & Market Development

10.00 am: UK Competitive Telecoms Association (UKCTA)

Francesco Caio, Chief Executive, Cable & Wireless; Ian El-Mokadem, Managing Director, Centrica Telecommunications; and David Rowe, Chief Executive, Easynet

10.45 am: Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA)

Mary Turner, CEO, Tiscali; Richard Sharpe, Managing Director, AltoHiway; and David Simpson, Manager of Regulatory Affairs, Easynet

11.30 am: AOL and Wanadoo

Karen Thompson, Chairman and Chief Executive, AOL UK; David Carr, Vice President Broadband, AOL UK; Eric Abensur, Chief Executive, Wanadoo; and Simon Persoff, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Wanadoo

Afternoon sitting: Coal health compensation schemes

2.45 pm: Atos Origin Ltd

Sue Gibson, Colin Wigley and Simon Chipperfield

3.05 pm: Capita-IRISC

Jeff Wilson, Kate Roy, John Tizard and Martin Trainer

3.45 pm: Department of Trade and Industry

Nigel Griffiths, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, and DTI officials

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

25 February 2005