Health Committee

No 40, Session 2002-03                                 9 October 2003


The Health Committee has arranged the following meetings in connection with the above inquiry:

1.Thursday 16 October 2003
Committee Room 15 at 10.30 am

Oral evidence from:

Department of Health officials

2.Thursday 30 October
Committee Room 15 at 2.00 pm

Oral evidence from:

Rt Hon Dr John Reid MP, Secretary of State for Health, and
Sir Nigel Crisp, KCB, Permanent Secretary, Department of Health

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 on the day of 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.