Trade and Industry Press Notice PN 43


Telephone: 020 7219 5777/5779

PN 43 of Session 2003-04


Publication of Report

Inquiry into the UK Automotive Industry in 2004

The Trade and Industry Select Committee publishes its Eighth Report of Session 2003-04, The UK Automotive Industry in 2004 , HC 437, on Thursday, 9 September 2004 at 11.00 a.m.

Embargoed copies of the report will be released at 11.00 am on Tuesday, 7 September and will be available to members of the press in the Parliamentary Press Gallery. Copies will be available to all witnesses. Would witnesses please telephone the Committee Office in advance if they wish to collect their copy from the Committee Office; any copies not collected will be posted to witnesses at 5.00 pm. Further copies may be purchased from the Stationery Office (inquiries: 0870 600 5522) and will be available on our website soon after publication at

Oral Evidence Sessions

Inquiry into UK-ASEAN Trade Relations

As part of its inquiry into UK-ASEAN Trade Relations, the Trade and Industry Committee will take oral evidence at 3.45 pm on Tuesday 7 September in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House.  The witness will be Lucy Neville-Rolfe, Company Secretary and Group Corporate Affairs Director, Tesco.

Inquiry into Pub Companies

As part of its inquiry into Pub Companies, the Trade and Industry Select Committee will take oral evidence on Wednesday 8 September in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House. The Committee will hear from:

2.30 p.m.    Small Independent Brewers Association (SIBA),
                    represented by:
                    Nicholas Stafford, Commercial Director
                    Keith Bott, Chairman of Council

3.00 p.m.    The Office of Fair Trading, represented by:
                    John Vickers, Chairman
                    Christiane Kent, Director, Competition Enforcement
                    Division (Consumer Goods Industries)
                    Bob MacDowall, Markets and Policy Initiatives Division

This meeting will be webcast live at .

The oral evidence sessions on both 7 and 8 September will be open to the public.

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

3 September 2004