Select Committee on Science and Technology

No. 1 of Session 2005-06 - 20 July 2005

The Science and Technology Committee was appointed by The House of Commons on 19 July 2005.

Membership of the Committee is as follows:

Mr Phil Willis, (Liberal Democrat, Harrogate and Knaresborough) (Chairman)
Adam Afriyie, (Conservative, Windsor)
Mr Robert Flello, (Labour, Stoke-on-Trent South)
Dr Ian Gibson, (Labour, Norwich North)
Dr Evan Harris, (Liberal Democrat, Oxford West & Abingdon) 
Dr Brian Iddon, (Labour, Bolton South East)
Margaret Moran, (Labour, Luton South)
Mr Brooks Newmark, (Conservative, Braintree)
Anne Snelgrove, (Labour/Co-op, South Swindon)
Bob Spink, (Conservative, Castle Point)
Dr Desmond Turner, (Labour, Brighton Kemptown)

At the Committee’s first meeting on 20 July the Committee elected Mr Phil Willis to serve as Chairman.

Details of work to be undertaken by the Committee will be announced separately.

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 Technology and its associated public bodies”.