WEDS 17 APRIL 2002

Arrival at Slaley Hall (Hexham) Hotel, by coach.

18.00 Meeting - no particular theme. PPE/ED & PSE invite two experts or other guests, the other groups two experts or other guests to be divided between them

20.00 Dinner (at the expense of participants)

THURSDAY 18 APRIL 2002 (Longtown Mart and Scotland Border)

8.30 Coach travel from Hexham to Longtown

10.00 Visit to Longtown Market

12.00 Lunch at Longtown Market (at the expense of participants)

14.00 Coach to Gretna

14.30 Visit to the farm at the museum complex

15.00 Public Meeting at Gretna (Museum complex)

17.30 Coach to Dalston, Carlisle

18.00 Visit Dobcross Hall, Gaitsgill, Dalston, Carlisle which is farmed by Peter Holliday

19.30 Coach to Shepherd's Inn in Carlisle

20.30 Dinner hosted by the Cumbria authorities in Shepherd's Inn in Carlisle
Theme: the experience in Cumbria
- application of existing legislation
- logistical management
- lessons learned

22.30 Return trip to Slaley Hall in Hexham

FRIDAY 19 APRIL 2002 (Northumberland and Cumbria)

8.15 Departure to the farm of Mrs Cath Aynsley north of Hexham (Whiteside Law, Hallington)

9.00 Arrival at the farm

10.00 Departure to visit of the Auction mart in Hexham

11.30 Depart for Vindolanda

12.00 Bus tour to visit Hadrian's Wall hosted by the Northumberland County Council

12.30 Lunch at Vindolanda hosted by the Northumberland County Council
Theme: Experience in Northumberland

14.00 Departure for Great Orton Airfield

15.00 Visit to Great Orton Airfield

16.30 Departure for Carlisle

17.00 Meeting near the market in Carlisle (Shepherd's Inn) Theme: the psychological and ethical aspects of the crisis

19.00 Press conference (Shepherd's Inn)

20.00 Departure for Castle Green Hotel, Kendal (for check in)


SATURDAY 20 APRIL 2002 (Cumbria)

9.30 Meeting at the Castle Green Hotel, Kendal, Cumbria
Theme: effects of the FMD crisis on the tourist industry
The groups to invite 50 members

11.30 Departure by coach to Manchester Airport

P.M. Return trip from Manchester Airport