Trade & Industry Committee

30 July 2007


Oral evidence session & Call for additional evidence

Oral evidence session

The following evidence session has been arranged as part of the above inquiry:

Date/Time: Tuesday 23rd October at 10.30 a.m.

Witnesses: Lord Bilimoria CBE, Chairman, Indo-British Partnership Network (IBPN)

Followed by (at around 11.30):

Paul Whiteway, Director: International Sales, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI); and Asif Ahmad, Director: Asia, UKTI

Location: tbc, House of Commons

The session will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis. There is no system for the prior reservation of seats in Committee Rooms. It is advisable to allow about 20 minutes to pass through security checks. Committee rooms and the timing of meetings are subject to change, those interested in attending the session contact the Committee on 020 7219 5777/5779 a few days before the meeting.

Call for additional evidence

Parties interested in this inquiry are advised that the deadline for receipt of written evidence has now been extended to 1 October 2007.

The Committee invites written submissions to be sent, as an MS Word document, by e-mail to with a single hard copy sent to the Clerk of the Committee at the address above by 5pm on Monday 1 October 2007.