Treasury Committee press notice no. 50

Session 2005-06, 29 June 2006

Globalisation: its impact on the real economy

The Treasury Committee will hold the second evidence session in its inquiry into Globalisation: its impact on the real economy as follows.

Tuesday 11 July 2006:

At 10.00 am: Mr Martin Wolf, Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times, and author of Why Globalization Works

At approx. 11.00 am: Trades Union Congress, Amicus, Public and Commercial Services Union

The Committee heard evidence from Ms Bridget Rosewell, Consultant Chief Economist, GLA Economics, and Mr Stephen King, Group Chief Economist, HSBC Bank plc, on 13 June 2006. An uncorrected transcript of oral evidence from this evidence session is available at:


1. The Committee announced its inquiry into Globalisation: its impact on the real economy on 29 March 2006.

2. Committee Membership is as follows: Rt Hon John McFall (Chairman), Mr Colin Breed, Jim Cousins, Angela Eagle, Mr Michael Fallon (Sub-Committee Chairman), Mr David Gauke, Ms Sally Keeble, Mr Andrew Love, Kerry McCarthy, Mr George Mudie, Mr Brooks Newmark, John Thurso, Mr Mark Todd, Peter Viggers.

3. Press Notice No. 50

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