Press Notice 19a, Session 2006-07

Fair Trade and Development

First evidence session

Tuesday 27 February 2007, 10:30 am

Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 10.30:

€ Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica

€ Harriet Lamb CBE, Executive Director, Fairtrade Foundation

At 11.30:

€ Sandra Taylor, Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, Starbucks Coffee Company and Cliff Burrows, Senior Vice President and President of Starbucks Coffee Company, Europe, Middle East and Africa

€ Mike Barry, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Marks & Spencer

The Session will be held in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House. Please allow sufficient time to clear security.

Portcullis House is directly opposite Big Ben, on the opposite side of Bridge Street. Westminster Tube station is underneath the building, turn left as you leave the station. The Portcullis House entrance is just round the corner, facing onto the Embankment. Security will direct you to the Thatcher Room.

You should wait outside the Thatcher Room until witnesses and the public are called in. A member of staff will be outside the room if you have any questions.