Committee to hold third evidence session on UK Retail Sector

27 June 2013

The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee will be holding its third evidence session for its inquiry into the UK Retail Sector on Tuesday 2 July, when it will be hearing from several leading high street retailers, TalkTalk, the British Property Federation, as well as GFirst LEP, the Government’s first Retail Pathfinder Local Enterprise Partnership.


Tuesday 2 July

Committee Room 6, Palace of Westminster
At 9.30am:

  • Alex Gourlay, Chief Executive of the Health and Beauty Division, Alliance Boots
  • Tony Wheeler, Head of Branch, Peter Jones, and  Mark Lewis, Online Director, John Lewis Partnership
  • Tony Ginty, Head of Public Affairs, Marks and Spencer plc

At 10.30am:

  • Martyn Hulme, Managing Director, Co-operative Estates
  • Tim Fallowfield, Director of Corporate Services and Company Secretary, Sainsburys plc
  • David Hobbs, Director of UK Operational Strategy and Business Planning, Tesco

At 11.30am:

  • David Owen, Chief Executive, GFirst Local Enterprise Partnership
  • Professor Joshua Bamfield, Director, Centre for Retail Research
  • Alexandra Birtles, Head of External Communications, TalkTalk
  • Liz Peace, Chief Executive, British Property Federation

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