Welsh Affairs Committee Press Notice

Session 2006-07

10 May 2007

Press Notice No 7

Globalisation and its impact on Wales

Committee visit to north Wales

The Welsh Affairs Committee will be visiting North East Wales for its inquiry into Globalisation and its impact on Wales on Monday 14 May and Tuesday 15 May 2007.

During the visit the Committee will be holding an evidence session starting at 2.30pm on Monday 14 May 2007, at

North East Wales Institute of Higher Education
Plas Coch Campus
Mold Road
LL11 2AW

Members of the public and press are welcome to attend the meeting.  Evidence on the levels of employment and conditions of migrant labour will be heard from the following witnesses:

2.30 - 3.00pm    Ms Charlie Jones, Transport and General Workers' Union, and Barbara Hale, TUC Wales

3.00 - 3.30pm    Councillor Aled Roberts, Leader, Wrexham County Borough Council

3.30 - 4.00pm    John Gallanders, Chief Officer, Association of Voluntary Organisations in Wrexham (at 3.30pm).

The Committee will also make private visits to Morgan’s Ceramics in Ruabon, Cadbury’s at Chirk, Sharp Manufacturing Co in Wrexham, and Airbus at Broughton.

Further information is available on the Committee’s website at the following links:

Committee’s homepage: http://www.parliament.uk/welshcom/ and clicking onto the Globalisation and its impact on Wales inquiry page.

Enquiries from the Press should be made to Media Officer Laura Kibby on 0207 219 0718, kibbyl@parliament.uk

The Committee intends to publish the transcript of this meeting on its homepage approximately two weeks after the meeting. 

For further information about the work of the Committee, please contact Christine Randall, Committee Assistant, on 020 7219 3264 or e-mail welshcom@parliament.uk.                       

Membership of the Committee: Dr Hywel Francis MP (Chairman), Mr Stephen Crabb MP, David T. C. Davies MP, Nia Griffith MP, Mrs Siân C. James MP, Mr David Jones MP, Mr Martyn Jones MP, Albert Owen MP, Jessica Morden MP, Hywel Williams MP, Mark Williams MP