Select Committee on Science and Technology

No. 30 of Session 2006-07 28 March  2007

EVIDENCE SESSION

CHAIRMAN OF THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL: INTRODUCTORY HEARING

As part of its ongoing scrutiny of the Research Councils, the Science and Technology Committee will hold an oral evidence session with Mr Edmund Wallis, who was appointed Chairman of the Natural Environment Research Council on 1 January 2007.

The session will take place on Wednesday 25 April at 9.30am in Committee Room 8.

For further information please call Ana Ferreira, on 020 7219 2793.

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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.

Membership of the Committee

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)