Strategic thinking in Government: without National Strategy, can viable Government strategy emerge? - Public Administration Committee Contents

Annex: Committee's visit to Ottawa and Washington

Programme for visit to Ottawa

Monday 27 February
Lord Elgin HotelBreakfast briefing with the British High Commissioner to Canada, Dr Andrew Pocock, and staff
Langevin Block, 80 Wellington StreetAndrew Marsland, Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Priorities and Planning, Privy Council Office
125 Sussex DriveArif Lalani, Director General, Policy Planning Bureau, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Earnscliffe, 140 Sussex Drive (High Commissioner's Residence) Working lunch hosted by Dr Andrew Pocock: academics & think tanks
British High Commission,

80 Elgin Street

Doug Nevison, Director General, and Glenn Purves, Special Adviser, Economic and Fiscal Policy Branch,

Finance Canada

22nd Floor,

66 Slater Street

Mary Dawson, Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner
Tuesday 28 February
RH Coates Building, 100 Tunney's Pasture Peter Morrison, Assistant Chief Statistician for Social, Health and Labour Statistics, Statistics Canada
British High Commission,

80 Elgin Street

Karen E. Shepherd, Commissioner of Lobbying
Canadian Parliament, Parliament Hill, Centre Block Working lunch: Members of the House of Commons Committee on Government Operations and Estimates

Programme for visit to Washington

Wednesday 29 February
Deputy Head of Mission's Residence, 2934 Edgevale Terrace NW Breakfast briefing hosted by Philip Barton, Deputy Head of Mission
Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Robert Litwak, Vice President for Programs and Director, International Security Studies
The PentagonDr Kath Hicks, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, US Department of Defense
Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW Working lunch hosted by the School of Advanced International Studies, John Hopkins University
2201 C Street NWAlec Ross, Senior Advisor for Innovation, Office of the Secretary of State, US Department of State
11th Floor, 1101 15th Street NW Roundtable discussion hosted by Barry Pavel, Director, International Security Program, Atlantic Council of the United States
Thursday 1 March
US Department of Labor, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue NW Dr William Spriggs, Assistant Secretary for Policy, US Department of Labor;

Tom Nardone, Ken Robertson, Julie Hatch-Maxfield, Bureau of Labor Statistics

2100 M Street NWWorking lunch hosted by the Urban Institute
Eisenhower Executive Office Building, 17th Street and State Place NW Heather Higginbottom, Deputy Director, Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President
Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Susan Ritchle, Assistant to the Administrator, Bureau of Policy, and Maura O'Neill, Chief Innovation Officer, US Agency for International Development

Friday 2 March
1776 Massachusetts Avenue NWWilliam Galston, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies Brookings Institution
British EmbassyWash-up session and lunch hosted by Embassy staff
Eisenhower Executive Office Building, 17th Street and State Place NW Derek Chollet, Senior Director for Strategic Planning, National Security Council

(The Committee's programme included meetings relating to its inquiry in to Business Appointment Rules and its oversight of the UK Statistics Authority.)

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