Select Committee on Science and Technology

No. 32 of Session 2006-07 20 April 2007

EVIDENCE SESSION

INVESTIGATING THE OCEANS

The Science and Technology Committee will hold its first evidence session in this inquiry on Tuesday 1 May at 9.30am in Committee Room 8 when evidence will be heard from:

At 9.30am

The Inter-Agency Committee on Marine Science and Technology (IACMST):

Professor Sir Howard Dalton, Chairman, Plenary Committee

Mr Trevor Guymer, Secretary

Natural Environment Research Council:

Dr Philip Newton, Deputy Director, Science and Innovation; and

Dr Mike Webb, Marine Science and Innovation Manager

At 10.45am

Professor Gideon Henderson, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford

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Notes to editors:

• Under the terms of Standing Order No. 152 the Science and Technology Committee is empowered to examine the “expenditure, policy and administration of the Office of Science and Innovation and its associated public bodies”. The Committee was appointed on 19 July 2005.

• This inquiry was announced on 27 November 2006 in Press notice No 3 of session 2006-07

Mr Phil Willis (Lib Dem, Harrogate and Knaresborough)(Chairman)
Adam Afriyie (Con, Windsor)
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)
Mr Brooks Newmark (Con, Braintree)
Graham Stringer (Lab, Manchester, Blackley)
Bob Spink (Con, Castle Point)
Dr Desmond Turner (Lab, Brighton Kemptown)