Health Committee

18 May 2004                                        No 20, Session 2003-04

Palliative Care

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

Wednesday, 26 May 2004 in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House,at 10:30 am

Oral evidence from:

Miss Melanie Johnson, MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Public Health, Department of Health, and

Dr Stephen Ladyman, MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health, 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 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.