Welsh Affairs Select Committee

Session 2002 - 03

7 July 2003


Press Notice 20

POSTPONEMENT OF ORAL EVIDENCE SESSIONS

THE PROVISION OF RAILWAY SERVICES IN WALES

Please note that the below sessions on Thursday 10th July are postponed. A Press Notice will be issued once new dates are available.

THURSDAY 10 JULY FROM 10.00 AM AT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR WALES, CARDIFF, COMMITTEE ROOM 1

10.00 am        Chris Kinchin-Smith, Managing Director of First Great Western

11.00 am        Chris Green, Chief Executive of Virgin Trains

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The session listed below will still be held

WEDNESDAY 16 JULY FROM 2.00 PM AT THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

2.00 pm         Richard Bowker, Chairman and Chief Executive of the Strategic Rail Authority

The meeting at the House of Commons will be open to the public.  It will take place in a Committee Room 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]

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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.