Trade and Industry Press Notice PN21


Inquiry into Export Credits Guarantee Department

As part of its inquiry into Export Credits Guarantee Department, the Trade and Industry Committee will be taking evidence on Tuesday, 20 April 2004 in the morning at the House of Commons in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House. The Committee will hear from:

09.15 a.m.  Transparency International (UK), represented by

    Laurence Cockcroft, Chairman

    Graham Rodmell, Director of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs

    Neill Stansbury, Project Director, Construction and Engineering

10.00 a.m.  Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT), represented by

    Ann Feltham, Parliamentary Co-ordinator

10.45 a.m.  Society of British Aerospace Companies (SBAC), represented by

    Sue Walton, General Manager, Structured Finance & Export Credit, Rolls Royce plc

    James Caldwell, Executive Vice President, Export Finance,


    Nigel Taylor, Vice President, Customer Finance,Airbus (Toulouse)

The Committee will continue to take evidence in this inquiry in the afternoon at the House of Commons in theThatcher Room, Portcullis House. The Committee will hear from:

03.00 p.m.  British American Security Information Council (BASIC),

represented by

  Paul Ingram, Senior Analyst

  Mark Ingram, Consultant

03.45 p.m.  The Corner House, represented by

  Nicolas Hildyard,

  Susan Hawley

04.30 p.m.  Confederation of British Industry (CBI), represented by

    Digby Jones, Director General

    James Larkin, Chairman, CBI Export Finance Committee and

    Managing Director Aon Trade Finance

    Andy Scott, CBI Director of Competitiveness

These meetings are open to the public.  All timings are approximate.

For further information please contact the Committee Office on 020 7219 5777/ 5779.

14 April 2004