Treasury Committee

Session 2003-04 No. 08                                      16 January 2004  


THE 2003 PRE-BUDGET REPORT: PUBLICATION OF REPORT


The Treasury Committee will publish its Third Report, The 2003 Pre-Budget Report, on Wednesday 21 January at 00.01 hours (House of Commons paper HC 136).  Embargoed copies of the Report will be sent to the press and witnesses only in advance.

Embargoed copies of the Report will be available to witnesses, government departments and the press from noon until 13.00 hours on Tuesday 20 January at the Reception Desk at 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA.  Copies will also be available in the Press Gallery, House of Commons from noon.

The Chairman of the Committee, Mr John McFall MP, will be available for interview from noon on Tuesday 20 January.  Journalists wishing to secure an interview should contact his office on 020 7219 3521 or his mobile phone 0773 0987802.

The Report can be purchased from the Stationery Office Bookshops (tel: 0870 600 5522). The full text will also be available on the Internet (www.parliament.uk) at or before 3.30 pm on the day of publication.


RESTORING CONFIDENCE IN LONG-TERM SAVINGS: ORAL EVIDENCE


The meeting on Thursday 22 January with Mr Ron Sandler (author of the 2002 Sandler Review on Medium and Long-Term Savings in the UK) and Mr Paul Myners (author of the 2001 Myners Review on Institutional Investment), already announced, will now begin at 9.45 am (in place of the previously indicated 9.30 am)