Science and Technology  Committee - Ninth Report
Marine Science

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 25 March 2013.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

2 Strategic oversight and coordination

3 Marine Conservation Zones

4 Marine data collection

5 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


List of printed written evidence

List of additional written evidence

List of unprinted evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Oral and written evidence

Wednesday 28 November 2012: Joan Edwards, Head of Living Seas, The Wildlife Trusts, Alec Taylor, Marine Policy Officer, RSPB, and Dr Jean-Luc Solandt, Senior Diversity Policy Officer, Marine Conservation Society

Wednesday 5 December 2012: Phil Durrant, Managing Director, Gardline Environmental Limited (representing the North Sea Marine Cluster), Professor Ralph Rayner, Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), and Richard Burt, Chair, Association of Marine Scientific Industries (AMSI) Council; Dr Phillip Williamson, Science Coordinator, UK Ocean Acidification Research Programme, Professor Jonathan Sharples, Research Centre for Marine Sciences and Climate Change, Liverpool University, and, Dr Stephen Dye, Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership (MCCIP)

Wednesday 12 December 2012: Professor Alan Rodger, Interim Director, British Antarctic Survey, and Professor Ed Hill, Director, National Oceanography Centre

Thursday 20 December 2012 (Tremough Campus, Falmouth University): Dr Matthew Frost, Deputy Director, Policy and Knowledge Exchange, Marine Biological Association, and Professor Stephen de Mora, Chief Executive, Plymouth Marine Laboratory

Wednesday 9 January 2013: Charles Clover, Columnist, The Sunday Times

Wednesday 16 January 2013: James Cross, Chief Executive Officer, Marine Management Organisation; Richard Benyon MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Natural Environment, Water and Rural Affairs, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and Professor Ian Boyd, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Written evidence

Additional written evidence (unprinted)

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