Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee

22 January 2008

No. 20 (07-08)



The Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee will hold its second evidence session in this inquiry on Wednesday 30 January when evidence will be heard from:

At 9.30am

Dr Paul Golby, Chief Executive of E.ON UK and Co-Chair of the Energy Research Partnership;

Dr David Clarke, Chief Executive, Energy Technologies Institute;

Professor Peter Bruce FRSE, Royal Society of Edinburgh; and

Dr Alison Wall, Joint Head, Energy and Climate Change, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

At 10.15am

Nick Harrington, General Manager, Wave Hub Project, South West RDA, on behalf of the Marine Institute for Innovation;

Jeff Alexander, Executive Director Global Competitiveness, on behalf of Regional Development Agencies;

Ravi Baga, Director of Environment and Market Regulation, EDF Energy; and

Kevin McCullough, Chief Operating Officer, RWE npower.

The session will take place in Committee Room 8 at 9.30am.

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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