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Joint Committee on The Draft Communications Bill - Minutes of Evidence [Back to Report]

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Lords and the House of Commons to be printed 25 July 2002.


THURSDAY 4 JULY 2002


Present:
Cohen of Pimlico, B. Paul Farrelly
Crickhowell, L.Mr John Grogan
Hussey of North Bradley, L.Nick Harvey
McNally, L.Anne Picking
Pilkington of Oxenford, L.
Puttnam, L. (Chairman)



CONTENTS

Memorandum submitted by SMG plc

Examination of Witnesses

MR ALEX TOWERS and MR PETER DE VAL, members of the Bill Team, in attendance.

MR DON CRUICKSHANK, Chairman; MR ANDREW FLANAGAN, Chief Executive, MR DONALD EMSLIE, Chief Executive Officer of Television and MR JOHN PEARSON, Chief Executive, SMG Radio, examined.

Question Numbers

860-877

Memorandum submitted by Daily Mail and General Trust (DMET)

Annex

Memorandum submitted by Associated Newspapers Limited

Examination of Witnesses

MR ALEX TOWERS and MR PETER DE VAL, members of the Bill Team, in attendance.

MR ROGER GILBERT, Director and DR MIKE STEWART, Managing Director Teletext, Daily Mail and General Trust, and MR HARVEY KASS, Legal Director, Associated Newspapers, examined.

Question Numbers

878-879

880-898

Memorandum submitted by Trinity Mirror Plc

Memorandum submitted by News International

Examination of Witnesses

MR TONY METCALFE, MR ALEX TOWERS and MS ISABEL TAYLOR, members of the Bill Team, in attendance.

MR PHILIP GRAF, Chief Executive, Trinity Mirror; MR LES HINTON, Executive Chairman, and MS ALISON CLARK, Director of Corporate Affairs, News International plc, examined.

Question Numbers

899-919

920-933

Memorandum submitted by the Newspaper Society

Examination of Witnesses

MR TONY METCALFE and MS NAVROZA LADHA, members of the Bill Team, in attendance.

MR STEPHEN PARKER, Managing Director Regional Newspapers Trinity Mirror plc; MR DAVID NEWELL, Director, and MS SANTHA RASAIAH, Political Editorial and Regulatory Affairs Director, The Newspaper Society, examined.

Question Numbers

934-939

940-948

Appendix - Supplementary memorandum submitted by the Newspaper Society



 
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