Health Committee

No 45, Session 2002-03                                     5 November 2003

[SIXTH] EVIDENCE SESSION:   Inquiry into Obesity

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

Thursday 4 December 2003 in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House at 10:30 am

Oral evidence from:

ASDA :  Ms Penny Coates, Director of ASDA Brand 

Tesco:   (Witnesses to be confirmed)

The Co-operative Group (CWS) Limited:  Mr David Croft, Head of Co-Op Brand Technology, and Mrs Susan Bromley, Development Marketing Manager

British Retail Consortium:   Mr Bill Moyes , Director General


Mr Barry Gardiner MP

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.