Trans03-04 Press Notice29

Tonnage Tax

Tonnage Tax

The Committee will hold a one-off evidence session on the Tonnage Tax on Wednesday 23 June at 2.45 pm. The session will explore the effects of the tonnage tax on the UK shipping register and training and employment opportunities for UK seafarers. 

The witnesses will be as follows:

at 2.45 pm    Chamber of Shipping

at 3.25 pm    NUMAST and RMT

at 4.05 pm    David Jamieson MP, Parliamentary                         Under-Secretary  of State, Department for Transport

The evidence session will take place in public, unless otherwise decided by the Committee. Because the meetings may be moved from the Palace of Westminster to Portcullis House, those wishing to attend the meetings should check the venue by contacting the Committee Office Information Line on 020 7219 2033 on the day before the hearings.

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Press Notice   29/2003-04   16 June 2004

Eve Samson, Clerk of the Committee