No. 32 of Session 2004-05 16 March 2005
Professor Gordon Conway - Introductory Hearing
Wednesday 23 March, 10.15 am, Committee Room 8
The Committee will be conducting an introductory hearing with Professor Gordon Conway, who took up his position as Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for International Development on 11 January 2005. The oral evidence session will consider the new role and its functions along with Professor Conway’s views on how to take forward the science and research agenda within the Department for International Development and in international development more generally.
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Notes for Editors
Under the terms of Standing Order No. 152 the Committee is empowered to examine the “expenditure, policy and administration of the Office of Science and Technology and its associated public bodies@. The Committee was appointed on 12 November 2001.
Membership of the Committee
Dr Ian Gibson (Lab, Norwich North) (Chairman)
Mr Tony McWalter (Lab, Hemel Hempstead)
Paul Farrelly (Lab, Newcastle-under-Lyme)
Dr Andrew Murrison (Con, Westbury)
Dr Evan Harris (Lib, Dem, Oxford West & Abingdon)
Geraldine Smith (Lab, Morecambe and Lunesdale)
Kate Hoey (Lab, Vauxhall)
Bob Spink (Con, Castle Point)
Dr Brian Iddon (Lab, Bolton South East)
Dr Desmond Turner (Lab, Brighton Kemptown)
Mr Robert Key (Con, Salisbury)