Health Committee Press Notice

New Inquiry - Alcohol

5 February 2009 No. 07 - Session 2008-09

The Committee decided today to do an inquiry into Alcohol.

Terms of reference will be issued next week on Thursday 12 February. The deadline for submissions will be Thursday 12 March, oral evidence sessions will begin after Easter.

Enquiries: Laura Daniels on 020 7219 5462. Information about the scope of the inquiry will be available next Thursday.

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 the power to send for persons, papers and records.