Business & Enterprise Committee

9 February 2009  (PN 18)


The Business & Enterprise Committee will hold an evidence session with Postcomm and Royal Mail on Tuesday 24 February 2009

Time and Date:    10.30 am, Tuesday 24 February 2009
Venue:    Grimond Room,  Portcullis House

Witnesses:  At 10.30 am
Nigel Stapleton, Chairman, Postcomm
Tim Brown, Chief Executive, Postcomm

At 11.30 am 
Allan Leighton, Chairman, Royal Mail
Adam Crozier, Chief Executive, Royal Mail

In light of the Hooper review, this hearing will allow the Committee to discuss the future of Royal Mail Group and Post Office Ltd with Postcomm, the regulator, and subsequently with Royal Mail Group itself.

The hearing will also feed into the Committee’s inquiry Post Offices - Securing their future, which is reviewing the role played by the Post Office network and looking at future services the network might offer.

Members of the public can submit to this inquiry via a web forum at:

Further Information:
Committee membership is as follows:
Chairman: Peter Luff MP (Con) (Mid Worcestershire)
Mr Adrian Bailey (Lab) (West Bromwich West)
Roger Berry (Lab) (Kingswood)
Mr Brian Binley (Con) (Northampton South)
Mr Michael Clapham (Lab) (Barnsley West and Pen.)
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Lab) (Chorley)
Miss Julie Kirkbride (Con) (Bromsgrove)
Anne Moffat (Lab) (East Lothian)
Mark Oaten (Lib Dem) (Winchester)
Mr Lembit Öpik (Lib Dem) (Montgomeryshire)
Mr Anthony Wright (Lab) (Great Yarmouth)

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