Select Committee on Northern Ireland Affairs Fourth Report


Meetings held during the Visit to the United States of America

10-13 May 1999

I  WASHINGTON, 10-11 May

10 May

Federal Contracts Compliance Programs Office, Department of Labor

Ms Shirley Wilcher, Deputy Assistant Secretary.

State Department

Mr Bennett Freeman, Senior Adviser, Office of the Under Secretary for Economic Business & Agricultural Affairs.

Investor Responsibility Research Center

Ms Heidi J Welsh, Northern Ireland Program Manager.

Department of Justice

Mr Bill Lee, Acting Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division.

US Catholic Bishops Conference

Mr Jack Cullinhan, Europe Advisor, Office of International Justice and Peace.

11 May

Equal Employment Opportunities Commission

Mr Paul Miller, Commissioner.

Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights

Mr Roderic Boggs, Executive Director.

House of Representatives' International Relations Committee

Congressman Ben Gilman, Chairman, and Congressman Christopher Smith, Chairman of the Sub-Committee on International Operations and Human Rights, Congressman Peter King and Congressman William Delahunt, Members of the International Relations Committee.

Department of Commerce

Mr Pat Mulloy, Assistant Secretary for Market Access and Compliance.

II  NEW YORK, 12 May

Mr Oliver Franklyn, British Honorary Consul, Philadelphia, Ms Tamar Jacoby, Senior Fellow, the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, Colonel Corinne Bridges, Deputy Head, Department of Law and Major Charlotte Hallengren, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Sciences, US Military Academy, West Point.


Massachusetts State Representative Byron Rushing, Mr Douglas Schwarz, Commissioner, Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and Ms Joanne Thomson, State Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance.

Mr Joe Leary, President, and members of the Irish American Partnership (luncheon engagement).

Bernard, Cardinal Law, Archbishop of Boston and Bishop William Murphy, Archdiocese of Boston.

Professor Rob Savage, Associate Director, Irish Studies Programme, Boston College and members of the Boston College academic community (presentation and dialogue).

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