Welsh Affairs Committee to take evidence in Aberystwyth

02 November 2012

Select Committee Announcement

Evidence sessions to be held for the following inquiries:

(i) Cross-border road and rail connectivity (ii) The future of dairy farming in Wales

On Thursday 8 November 2012 the Welsh Affairs Committee will hold the following evidence sessions at MedRus, MedRus Conference Centre, Aberystwyth University, Penbryn, Penglais, SY23 3BY. 

Cross-border road and rail connectivity inquiry

9.15am  Carl Sargeant AM, Minister for Local Government and Communities, Welsh Government;

10.00am  Alec Don, Chief Executive, Milford Haven Port Authority, Welsh Ports Group.

The future of dairy farming in Wales

2.15pm Stephen James, Deputy President NFU Cymru, Aled Jones, Chairman NFU Cymru Milk Board, National Farmers’ Union Cymru; and, Dr Hazel Wright, FUW Senior Policy Officer, and Mr Dei Davies, Chair of the FUW Milk and Dairy Produce Committee, Farmers’ Union of Wales

3.00pm Alun Davies AM, Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and European Programmes, Gary Haggaty, Rural Director, and Geraint Williams, Food & Market Policy Strategy Lead, Welsh Government

This evidence session is open to the public and press, all are welcome to attend. The venue is fully accessible. There is no need to reserve a place but if you would like more information please contact the Committee on 020 7219 6189 or


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