Treasury Committee Press Notice No. 1

Session 2004-05 29 November 2004

Forthcoming Meetings of the Treasury Sub-committee: Excise Duty Fraud

The Sub-committee will hold the following meeting, at which oral evidence will be taken from the witnesses indicated:-

Wednesday 8 December at 2.30 pm:

Scotch Whisky Association and the British Beer and Pub Association

Wednesday 12 January at 2.30 pm:

British American Tobacco plc
Gallaher Group plc
Imperial Tobacco Group plc
Philip Morris International

These meetings will be preceded by a private deliberative meeting of the Committee to which the press and public will not be admitted. Meetings may be subject to last minute changes to or addition of witnesses.

These meetings will be held in a Committee Room of the House of Commons or Portcullis House. Those wishing to attend meetings should check the venue by contacting the House of Commons Public Information Office on 020 7219 4272 on the day before the hearing.

Further Information

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Specific Sub-committee Information: Amanda Waller, Tel 020 7219 5768, email:[email protected]

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The Treasury Committee is a Select Committee of the House of Commons, appointed to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Treasury, the Inland Revenue, Customs and Excise and associated public bodies. The Treasury Committee is a Select Committee of the House of Commons, appointed to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Treasury, the Inland Revenue, Customs and Excise and associated public bodies. All Members of the Committee are Members of the Sub-committee.

Rt. Hon. John McFall (Chairman), L, Dumbarton
Mr Nigel Beard, L, Bexleyheath and Crayford
Mr Jim Cousins, L, Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Angela Eagle, L, Wallasey
Mr Michael Fallon, C, Sevenoaks, (Sub-committee Chairman)
Rt. Hon. David Heathcoat-Amory, C, Wells
Norman Lamb, Lib Dem, North Norfolk
John Mann, L, Bassetlaw
Mr George Mudie, L, Leeds East
Mr James Plaskitt, L, Warwick and Leamington
Mr Robert Walter, C, North Dorset