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Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 15 April 2002.


Members present:

Dr Ian Gibson, in the Chair

Mr Parmjit Dhanda

Dr Andrew Murrison

Mr Mark Hoban

Geraldine Smith

Dr Brian Iddon

Dr Desmond Turner

Mr Tony McWalter



Examination of Witnesses

RALPH LEVINSON, Institute of Education, University of London, CLARE MATTERSON, The Wellcome Trust, DR JERRY RAVETZ and DR JON TURNEY, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON, EXAMINED.Chairman: Mr Levinson, Ms Matterson, Dr Ravetz and Dr Turney, you are very welcome and thank you for coming to give us the benefit of your experience. Can I say that we may be rude enough to descend into voting on an issue on Northern Ireland in a few minutes, so do not feel insulted. That is just part and parcel of the daily routine here. We will return within five minutes or so. I will start by asking Dr Iddon to ask the first question.

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Examination of Witnesses

DR STUART BROWN, Nottingham Medical School, PROFESSOR IAN HAINES, UK Deans of Science Committee (Faculty of Science, Computing and Engineering, University of North London), and PROFESSOR TOM RUXTON, Engineering Professors' Council (School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Staffordshire University), examined.

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Examination of Witnesses

MS VICKI GARSON, Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (UK Human Resources Director, Training and Development, AstraZeneca), MR ALAN HANSLIP, Vice President, Human Resources, Octel Corp., MR GRAHAM SPEECHLEY, Managing Director, Benteler Automotive UK, and MS ERICA TYSON, Engineering Training Manager, Rolls-Royce, examined.

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