Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Committee

27 February 2008 (PN 25)


Spring Supplementary Estimates

The Business & Enterprise Committee today announces an oral evidence session on the Spring Supplementary Estimate for the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform. One topic will be the additional funding requested for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.

Date/Time: Tuesday 4 March at 10.30am

Witnesses: Sir Brian Bender KCB, Permanent Secretary, Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
Mark Clarke, Director of Finance and Strategy, Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
William Roberts, Chief Director of Finance and Resources, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

Location: Committee Room 20, House of Commons

The session will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis. There is no system for the prior reservation of seats in Committee Rooms. It is advisable to allow about 20 minutes to pass through security checks. Committee rooms and the timing of meetings are subject to change. Those interested in attending the session should check the venue by contacting the House of Commons Information Office on 020 7219 4272 on the day before the hearing.

Further Information:

As a consequence of machinery of government changes announced in June 2007, the Department for Trade and Industry ceased to exist and the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform was created. Following this decision, the Trade and Industry Committee was dissolved and a successor committee has been created, with the following membership:

Chairman: Peter Luff MP (Con) (Mid Worcestershire)
Mr Adrian Bailey (Lab) (West Bromwich West)
Roger Berry (Lab) (Kingswood)
Mr Brian Binley (Con) (Northampton South)
Mr Michael Clapham (Lab) (Barnsley West and Pen.)
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Lab) (Chorley)
Mark Hunter (Lib Dem) (Cheadle)
Miss Julie Kirkbride (Con) (Bromsgrove)
Anne Moffat (Lab) (East Lothian)
Mr Mike Weir (SNP) (Angus)
Mr Anthony Wright (Lab) (Great Yarmouth)

Media Enquiries: Laura Humble, Tel 0207 219 2003/ 07917 488 489, email:

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