Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee

10 January 2008

No. 15 (07-08)



The Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee will hold its first evidence session in this inquiry on Wednesday 23 January when evidence will be heard from:

At 9.30am

Professor John Wilson, Member, Institute of Physics Science Board, Institute of Physics (IoP);

John Loughhead, Executive Director, UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC);

Dr Gordon Edge, Director of Economics & Markets, British Wind Energy Association (BWEA); and

Philip Wolfe, Executive Director, Renewable Energy Association (REA)

At 10.15am

Professor Dave Delpy, Chief Executive, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, Research Councils UK; and

Officials from the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform

The session will take place in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House at 9.30am (moved from Committee Room 8).

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 30 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 Public Information Office on 020 7219 4272 on the day before the hearing.


Committee Membership is as follows:

Mr Phil Willis (Liberal Democrat, Harrogate and Knaresborough)(Chairman)
Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods (Labour, City of Durham)
Mr Tim Boswell (Conservative, Daventry)
Mr Ian Cawsey (Labour, Brigg & Goole)
Mrs Nadine Dorries (Conservative, Mid Bedfordshire)
Dr Ian Gibson (Labour, Norwich North)
Dr Evan Harris (Liberal Democrat, Oxford West & Abingdon)
Dr Brian Iddon (Labour, Bolton South East)
Mr Gordon Marsden (Labour, Blackpool South)
Dr Bob Spink (Conservative, Castle Point)
Ian Stewart (Labour, Eccles)
Mr Graham Stringer (Labour, Manchester, Blackley)
Dr Desmond Turner (Labour, Brighton Kemptown)
Mr Rob Wilson (Conservative, Reading East)

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