DEF060207 - No. 21

Session 2005-06, 7 February 2006

Evidence Sessions


Evidence Sessions

The Work of the Met Office: Evidence Session

The evidence session on Monday 13 February at the Met Office in Exeter has been postponed owing to Parliamentary Business.

Defence Industrial Strategy Inquiry

On Tuesday 28 February, in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House (room subject to change), oral evidence will be taken from:

At 10.00 am

  • Sir John Chisholm, Executive Chairman, QinetiQ

At 10.30 am (approx.)

Defence Industries Council and BAE Systems

  • Sir John Rose, Chairman of DIC (Chief Executive, Rolls Royce plc)

  • Dr Sally Howes, Secretary of DIC (Director General, Society of British Aerospace Companies)

  • Mr Mike Turner, Chief Executive, BAE Systems

At 11.30 am (approx.)

Ministry of Defence

  • Lord Drayson, Minister for Defence Procurement

  • Mr David Gould, Deputy Chief Executive of the Defence Procurement Agency

  NOTES TO EDITORS:

1. Committee Membership is as follows: Rt Hon James Arbuthnot MP (Chairman), Mr David S Borrow MP, Mr Colin Breed MP, Mr David Crausby MP, Linda Gilroy MP, Mr David Hamilton MP, Mr Mike Hancock MP, Mr Dai Havard MP, Mr Adam Holloway MP, Mr Brian Jenkins MP, Mr Kevan Jones MP, Robert Key MP, Mr Mark Lancaster MP, John Smith MP

2. News Release: No. 21

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