Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee

20 October 2008

No. 76 (07-08)

EVIDENCE SESSION

SCRUTINY OF THE DRAFT APPRENTICESHIPS BILL

The Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee will hold its second evidence session in this inquiry on Monday 27 October when evidence will be heard from:

Lord Young of Norwood Green, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Skills and Apprenticeships, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills;

Rt Hon Jim Knight MP, Minister of State for Schools and Learners, Department for Children, Schools and Families; and

John Landeryou, Director of Learning Quality and Systems, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills.

The session will take place in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House at 4.15pm.

The session is open to the public on a first come, first served basis. Portcullis House is the building directly above Westminster Station, entrance to which is via Victoria Embankment. There is no system for the prior reservation of seats in Committee Rooms. It is advisable to allow about 30 minutes to pass through security checks. Committee rooms and the timing of meetings are subject to change. Those interested in attending the session should check the venue by contacting the House of Commons Public Information Office on 020 7219 4272 on the day before the hearing.

FURTHER INFORMATION:

Committee Membership is as follows:

Mr Phil Willis (Liberal Democrat, Harrogate and Knaresborough)(Chairman)
Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods (Labour, City of Durham)
Mr Tim Boswell (Conservative, Daventry)
Mr Ian Cawsey (Labour, Brigg & Goole)
Mrs Nadine Dorries (Conservative, Mid Bedfordshire)
Dr Ian Gibson (Labour, Norwich North)
Dr Evan Harris (Liberal Democrat, Oxford West & Abingdon)
Dr Brian Iddon (Labour, Bolton South East)
Mr Gordon Marsden (Labour, Blackpool South)
Dr Bob Spink (UK Independence Party, Castle Point)
Ian Stewart (Labour, Eccles)
Mr Graham Stringer (Labour, Manchester, Blackley)
Dr Desmond Turner (Labour, Brighton Kemptown)
Mr Rob Wilson (Conservative, Reading East)

Committee Website: www.parliament.uk/ius

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