COMMONS

Insects and Insecticides-further information

Further information of the Environmental Audit Committee's inquiry into Insects and Insecticides

Call for Evidence

Report

Oral Evidence

The transcript of these sessions are published with the Report.

Wednesday 21 November 2012 morning session

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Nick Mole, Policy Officer, Pesticide Action Network UK
  • Matt Shardlow, Chief Executive, Buglife

Panel 2:

  • Chris Hartfield, National Farmers Union
  • Peter Melchett, Soil Association
  • Emma Hockridge, Soil Association

Wednesday 21 November 2012 afternoon session

Witnesses:

  • Professor Dave Goulson, Stirling University
  • Professor Graham Stone, Edinburgh University
  • Dr James Cresswell, Exeter University
  • Dr Lynn Dicks, Cambridge University

Wednesday 28 November 2012

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Dr Mike Bushell, Principal Scientific Adviser, Syngenta
  • Dr Fraser Lewis, Division Head, Environmental Safety, Syngenta
  • Dr Julian Little, Government Affairs, Bayer CropScience

Panel 2:

  • Dr Nigel Raine, University of London
  • Dr Chris Connolly, Dundee University
  • Professor Simon Potts, Reading University

Panel 3:

  • Georgina Downs, UK Pesticides Campaign

Wednesday 12 December 2012

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Professor Colin Brown, Member, Advisory Committee on Pesticides
  • Professor Peter Matthiessen, Member, Advisory Committee on Pesticides
  • Professor Richard Shore, Member, Advisory Committee on Pesticides
  • Dr Bill Parker, Member, Advisory Committee on Pesticides

Panel 2:

  • Lord de Mauley, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Defra
  • Professor Ian Boyd, Chief Scientific Adviser, Defra
  • Dave Bench, Director with responsibility for the Chemicals Regulation Directorate and Chief Scientist, Health and Safety Executive

Wednesday 30 January 2013

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Dr Julian Little, Government Affairs, Bayer CropScience
  • Dr Christina Garside, Bayer CropScience

Panel 2:

  • Professor Vyvyan Howard, University of Ulster

Wednesday 6 February 2013

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Herman Fontier, Head of Pesticides, European Food Safety Authority

Panel 2:

  • Georgina Downs, UK Pesticides Campaign

Panel 3:

  • Chris Bean, Agronomist, Agrii
  • Peter Riley, Agronomist, Prime Agriculture

Wednesday 27 February 2013

Witnesses:

  • Lord de Mauley, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Defra
  • Professor Ian Boyd, Chief Scientific Adviser, Defra
  • Dave Bench, Director of Science, Engineering, Analysis and Chemicals   Regulation, Health and Safety Executive