Welsh Affairs Committee

2002-03

4th June 2003


Pre-Legislative Scrutiny

THE DRAFT PUBLIC AUDIT (WALES) BILL

ORAL EVIDENCE SESSIONS

MONDAY 9 JUNE FROM 3.00 PM AT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR WALES, CARDIFF, COMMITTEE ROOM 1

3.00 pm - Welsh Local Government Association

3.45 pm - Ann Lloyd, Director, NHS Wales

4.30 pm - Prof Colin Talbot, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Glamorgan

5.00 pm - Sue Essex AM, Minister for Finance, Local Government and Public Services

The meeting will be open to the public; no prior reservation is necessary.

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WEDNESDAY 11 JUNE FROM 3.00 PM AT THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

3.00 pm - Sir John Bourn KCB, Auditor General for Wales, and Ian Summers, Financial Director National Audit Office, Wales

4.15pm - Audit Commission

Date for Oral Evidence from the Under-Secretary of State for Wales will be announced in due course

The meetings at the House of Commons will be open to the public.  They will take place in Committee Rooms either in the Palace of Westminster or in Portcullis House.  Those wishing to attend should confirm the venue by calling the House of Commons Committee Information Line on 020 7219 2033 on the day before the hearing.

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The Committee intends to publish the transcript of these meetings on its homepage as soon as practically possible: ( http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/welsh_affairs_committee/welsh_affairs_committee_reports_and_publications.cfm).

For further information about the work of the Committee, please contact Paul Derrett, Assistant to the Committee, on 020 7219 3264 or e-mail [email protected]




Membership of the Committee: Mr Martyn Jones MP (Chairman),  Mr Martin Caton MP, Dr Hywel Francis MP,   Ms Julie Morgan MP, Mr Albert Owen MP, Mr Adam Price MP, Mr Mark Prisk MP, Mr Huw Edwards MP, Mr Bill Wiggin MP, Mrs Betty Williams MP and Mr Roger Williams MP.