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Working Group

Persons gathered together to solve a common problem or to set a particular goal. For example, a working group may be gathered to set standards for a nascent industry. A working group is expected to complete its task within a certain amount of time, usually with the publication of a paper or report. While working groups are founded as temporary, ad hoc committees, many go on to become semi-permanent bodies.
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Labour leader Dennis Harvey has said the working party is non-decision-making and, therefore, access to meetings is confined to its eight members, which includes six from the controlling group.
Captain Jerry Stanford, commanding officer of HMS Bulwark, said there had been no shortage of volunteers for the working party.
In response to a question from Ecumenical News International about relations with the Vatican, Michael Nazir-Ali, the bishop of Rochester and working party chair, said there were already "significant movements in Orthodoxy and Roman Catholicism for ordaining women.
The Working Party has prepared a draft position paper on the use of herbal medicinal products containing Arachis oil and preparations from Soya bean.
This working party could be one of the most important groups on the future of Hearts," he said.
The June 7 letter, praising the Working Party for seeking clarification of the PE definition and urging the OECD to move swiftly toward adoption of the recommendations, is reprinted in this issue, beginning at page 266.
SIR Tasker Watkins today expressed his disappointment over the failure of his working party to force through radical change in Welsh Rugby.
When the WRU General Committee first commissioned the Working Party report over two years ago it was with the express intention of improving the management and status of our game.
Among the issues holding up the conclusion of China's WTO Working Party meeting was the rights of U.
Treasury Secretary Larry Summers came up with the analogy to compare the Financial Stability Forum to the Working Party III of the OECD, a body that he chaired.
But given that the working party consists of 26 councils under the auspices of Two Jags Prescott's Ministry, it could well be years before any ideas emerge.
Some 40 member states participating in the working party on China's entry decided to meet again Dec.

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