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Terms of reference & written evidence

The inquiry was announced on 21 July 2010. The deadline for the submission of evidence was 24 September 2010.

Parliament TV

You can watch previous evidence sessions of the Committee via the Parliamentary webcast:

Oral Evidence

The following evidence sessions have been held for this inquiry:

Tuesday 9 November 2010

At 10.30am:

  • Philip Rutnam, Director General, Business Group, Jane Whewell, Deputy Director, Automotive Unit, and Emma Squire, Deputy Director, SME Finance, Enterprise Directorate, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Tuesday 16 November 2010

At 10.30am:

  • Angela Knight, Chief Executive, British Bankers’ Association
  • Peter Ibbetson, Chairman of Small Business, RBA / Natwest
  • John Maltby, Commercial Director, Lloyds TSB

At 11.30am:  

  • Tim Page, Senior Policy Officer, TUC
  • Ian Brinkley, Director of the Knowledge Economy Programme, The Work Foundation

Tuesday 23 November 2010

At 10.30am:

  • Matthew Fell, Director of Competitive Markets, CBI
  • Roger Bibby, Chair of Economic Affairs, Federation of Small Businesses
  • Phil Orford, Chief Executive, Forum of Private Business

Tuesday 30 November 2010

At 10.30am:

  • Feargal Sharkey, Chief Executive, and Brian Message, Director, UK Music
  • John McVay, Chief Executive, Pact

At 11.15am:

  • Danny Stevens, Policy Director, Environmental Industries Commission
  • Dr Gordon Edge, Director of Policy, RenewableUK

At 12.00pm:

  • Lee Hopley, Chief Economist, EEF (the manufacturers’ organisation)
  • Martin Walder, Chairman, Engineering and Machinery Alliance

Tuesday 7 December 2010

At 10.30am:

  • Mark Prisk MP, Minister of State for Business and Enterprise, Philip Rutnam, Director General, Business Group, and Emma Squire, Deputy Director , SME Finance, Enterprise Directorate, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills