Publication of Third Report: The Humanitarian Crisis in southern Africa

The International Development Committee will be publishing its Report [HC 116-I] 'The humanitarian crisis in southern Africa' at 00.01 hours on Tuesday 11 March 2003.

A press conference will be held on the morning of publication at 10.30 am at the Overseas Development Institute at 111 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1. For security reasons, please inform Dr. Alan Hudson, Committee Specialist, on 020 7219 1522 or if you plan to attend.

Embargoed copies of the report will be available to the press from 11.00 a.m. on the morning of Monday 10 March 2003. If you would like an embargoed copy of the report, please contact Alan Hudson - details above.

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The membership of the Committee is as follows: Tony Baldry (Chairman) (Conservative, Banbury), John Barrett (Liberal Democrat, Edinburgh West), Mr John Battle (Labour, Leeds West), Hugh Bayley (Labour, City of York), Alistair Burt (Conservative, North East Bedfordshire), Ann Clwyd (Labour, Cynon Valley), Mr Tony Colman (Labour, Putney), Mr Piara S. Khabra (Labour, Ealing, Southall), Chris McCafferty (Labour, Calder Valley), Mr Robert Walter (Conservative, North Dorset) and  Tony Worthington (Labour, Clydebank and Milngavie).

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