Select Committee on Science and Technology

No. 60 of Session 2006-07

10 October 2007

EVIDENCE SESSION

SCIENTIFIC DEVELOPMENTS RELATING TO THE ABORTION ACT 1967

The Science and Technology Committee will hold its first evidence session in this inquiry on Monday 15 October at 4.15pm in Committee Room 8 when evidence will be heard from:

At 4.15pm:

Jane Fisher, Director, Antenatal Results and Choices;
Professor Maria Fitzgerald, University College London;
Dr Kate Guthrie, Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare;
Professor Neil Marlow, President, British Association of Perinatal Medicine; and
Professor John Wyatt, University College London

At 5.00pm:

Professor Patricia Casey, University College, Dublin;
Dr Ellie Lee, University of Kent;
Professor Jane Norman, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists;
Dr Chris Richards, Newcastle University; and
Dr Sam Rowlands, Warwick Medical School;

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Notes to editors:

Membership of the Committee

Mr Phil Willis (Lib Dem, Harrogate and Knaresborough)(Chairman)
Adam Afriyie (Con, Windsor)
Mrs Nadine Dorries (Con, Mid Bedfordshire)
Mr Robert Flello (Lab, Stoke-on-Trent South)
Linda Gilroy (Lab/Co-op, Plymouth Sutton)
Dr Evan Harris (Lib Dem, Oxford West & Abingdon)
Dr Brian Iddon (Lab, Bolton South East)
Chris Mole (Lab, Ipswich)
Dr Bob Spink (Con, Castle Point)
Mr Graham Stringer (Lab, Manchester, Blackley)
Dr Desmond Turner (Lab, Brighton Kemptown)