Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Session 2007-08

20 November 2007

20 November 2007


The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee will hold a further oral evidence session in relation to its inquiry into Defra priorities, focusing on Defra's budget.

Wednesday 21 November 2007
5.15pm Helen Ghosh, Permanent Secretary, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs


1. The Committee normally meets in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House. There can often be last minute changes of room and meetings may be held either in the Palace of Westminster or in Portcullis House. Those wishing to attend should check the venue by calling the committee on the day before the hearing on 020 7219 5774.

2. The Committee is holding an evidence session in its 'Flooding' inquiry directly before this session on Defra priorities in the Thatcher Room. For details of that evidence session please see the Committee's website.

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