Press Notice 24

Session 2002/03-Press Notice 24


Trade and Development: Aspects of the Doha Agenda

The International Development Committee agreed to conduct an inquiry (announced in a press notice dated 26 November 2002 (PN3.2002/03) on trade and development. The Committee is pleased to announce that the following evidence session has now been arranged

Date and venue-Tuesday 29 April, Palace of Westminster

Time-2.30 p.m.

Witnesses-UK supermarkets and Members of the Food and Drink Federation.

At 2.30 p.m.:

UK supermarkets will be represented by: Co-operative Retail; and J Sainsbury plc.

At approximately 3.30 p.m. :

The Food and Drink Federation will be represented by: Jonathan Peel, Director, EU and International Policy, Food and Drink Federation; Simon Harris, Director of Corporate Affairs, British Sugar plc; Ruth Rawling, Vice-President, Public Affairs Europe, Cargill plc; and Chris Tyas, Group Supply Chain Director, Nestl© UK Ltd.


Those wishing to attend this evidence session should contact the Committee Office Information Line on 020 7219 2033 to confirm the venue the day before the hearing.

Detailed enquiries to Dr Alan Hudson, Committee Specialist, on: 020 7219 1522

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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 Bedforshire), 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).