Press Notice 20, Session 2005-06


Announcement of evidence session via video conference


Wednesday 15 March 2006, The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 4.00pm:  Pascal Lamy, Director-General of the World Trade Organization, will be giving evidence to the Committee via videolink


In October, the International Development Committee agreed to undertake an inquiry on Making Trade Work for Development: the WTO Hong Kong Ministerial. This is the final evidence session of the inquiry.  The session will focus on the outcome of the Hong Kong Ministerial and the steps which need to be taken now to ensure that the Doha Development Agenda becomes a reality.

Further information can be found on the Committee’s website at:


Detailed enquiries to Dr. Anna Dickson, Committee Specialist on 020 7219 2738 or


Further Information:

The membership of the Committee is as follows: Malcolm Bruce MP (Chairman, Lib Dem), John Barrett MP (Lib Dem), John Battle MP (Lab), John Bercow MP (Con), Hugh Bayley MP (Lab), Richard Burden MP (Lab), Mr Quentin Davies MP (Con), Mr Jeremy Hunt MP (Con), Ann McKechin MP (Lab), Joan Ruddock MP (Lab), Mr Marsha Singh (Lab).

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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)