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Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - Minutes of Evidence[Back to Report]

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 21 May 2003.

Wednesday 21 May 2003

Members present:

Mr David Curry, in the Chair

Mr David BorrowMr David Lepper
Mr Colin BreedMr Austin Mitchell
David BurnsideMrs Gillian Shephard
Patrick HallAlan Simpson
Mr Michael JackDavid Taylor
Mr Mark LazarowiczPaddy Tipping


Memorandum submitted by the Rural Agricultural & Allied National Trade Group of the Transport and General Workers Union (TGWU)

Examination of Witnesses

Mr Peter Allenson, National Secretary for Food and Agriculture Sector and Mr Don Pollard, TGWU expert on

gangmasters, Transport and General Workers' Union, examined.

Question Number





Memorandum submitted by Operation Gangmaster

Examination of Witnesses

Mr Richard Kitchen, Chief Investigating Officer, Department for Work and Pensions, Mr Lindsay Harris, Head of Agricultural Resources and Better Regulation, DEFRA, Mr David Lambert, Business Manager for VAT Operational Policy for Small and Medium Enterprises, Customs and Excise, Mr Graham Black, Assistant Director, Service Delivery Support (Compliance), Inland Revenue and Mr Rolf Toolin, Assistant Director, UK Immigration Service, Midlands Enforcement Unit, Operation Gangmaster, examined.

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