Health Committee

1 December 2004                No 2, Session 2004-2005


Inquiry into The Influence of the Pharmaceutical Industry

The Health Committee has arranged the following meeting, to be held in public:

Thursday 16 December 2004 in the Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House at 10:30  am

Oral evidence from:

[At 10.30 am]

Ms Margot James, European President, Ogilvy Healthworld

Mr Mike Paling, Managing Director, Paling Walters

Dr Richard Horton, Editor, The Lancet

Ms Jenny Hope, Medical Correspondent, Daily Mail

Ms Lois Rogers, Medical Editor, Sunday Times


Members of the public and representatives of the press will be admitted to these meetings. Because there are often last minute changes of rooms and meetings may be held either in the Palace of Westminster or Portcullis House, those wishing to attend should check the venue by contacting the House of Commons Public Information office on 020 7219 4272 the day before the meeting.

The Health Committee is a Select Committee of the House of Commons.  It is appointed under Standing Order No.  152 to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Department of Health and associated public bodies. The Committee has power to send for persons, papers and records.