WEDNESDAY 6 MARCH 2002
Mr David Curry, in the Chair
|Mr David Borrow
|Mr Colin Breed
|Mr Michael Jack
|Mr David Lepper
|Mrs Gillian Shephard
|Mr Mark Todd
|Mr David Drew
|Mr Austin Mitchell
|Mr Keith Simpson
The Committee deliberated.
Paddy Tipping declared a non-pecuniary interest in relation to
the Committee's inquiry into the Future of UK Agriculture as a
Vice President of the Ramblers' Association.
Future of UK Agriculture: Mr Nick Barrett, Chief
Executive, and Jacquetta Fewster, Head of Footpaths Campaigns,
Ramblers' Association, and Graham Wynne, Chief Executive, and
Vicki Swales, Head of Agriculture Policy, Royal Society for the
Protection of Birds, were examined.
Mr Gregor Hutcheon, Acting Head of Policy (Rural),
and Georgina Dobson, Rural Policy Officer, Council for the Protection
of Rural England, and Liana Stupples, Campaigns Director, and
Emily Diamand, Research Officer, Friends of the Earth, were examined.
[Adjourned till Wednesday 10 April at Ten o'clock.