Press Notice 18, Session 2004-05

Publication of evidence

The Autumn Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank

On Tuesday 9 November the International Development Committee took oral  evidence on The Autumn Meetings of the the IMF and World Bank from: Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP, Secretary of State for International Development, Mr Peter Grant, Director, International Division, Department for International Development, Mr Stephen Pickford CB, Director International Finance, HM Treasury; Mr Jeff Powell, Bretton Woods Project, and Mr Patrick Watt, Senior Policy Adviser, ActionAid.

The Oral and Written evidence from this session will be published on Thursday 3 March at 11.00 a.m., as HC 1251, from Session 2003-04.

The Oral and Written Evidence will be available for collection by Government Departments, witnesses and the press from the Reception Desk at 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA and from the Press Gallery from 11.00 a.m. on Thursday 3 March.

The Oral and Written Evidence may also be purchased from the Parliamentary Bookshop (12 Bridge St, Westminster, SW1A 2JX, Tel 020 7219 3890) or from The Stationery Office (Parliamentary Hotline, Tel 0845 702 3474). It will also be available on the Internet, from 3.30 p.m. on 3 March, at:

Enquiries to Katie Phelan, Committee Assistant, on 020 7219 1221


Further Information:

The membership of the Committee is as follows: Tony Baldry (Chairman) (Conservative), John Barrett (Liberal Democrat), Mr John Battle (Labour), Hugh Bayley (Labour), Mr John Bercow (Conservative), Ann Clwyd (Labour), Mr Tony Colman (Labour), Mr Quentin Davies (Conservative); Mr Piara S. Khabra (Labour), Chris McCafferty (Labour), and Tony Worthington (Labour).

Media Enquiries: Adele Brown, 020 7219 0724 or

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Publications/Reports/Reference Material: Copies of all select committee reports are available from the Parliamentary Bookshop (12 Bridge Street, Westminster, 020 7219 3890) or the Stationery Office (0845  7023474)