Select Committee on Science and Technology Minutes of Proceedings Report



In accordance with the resolution of the House of 13 July 1992, Members of Select Committees are required to give details of their pecuniary interest for circulation to the committee, before proceeding to the election of a Chairman. Such declarations of interest, when made, are recorded in the minutes of proceedings. The interests have been recorded below under the categories used in the Register of Member's Interests:


DHANDA,Parmjit (Gloucester)

4.  Sponsorship or financial or material support

I receive support from Connect, the union for professionals in communications, towards a research assistant.


GIBSON, Ian (Norwich North)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Fee for article for The Guardian (260).

Fee from Aventis Pharmaceuticals for speaking at Grantham Cancer Conference in November 2000. (Registered 6 March 2001)

Fee for speech at Pharmacia Conference in Aquarium Restaurant in December 2000. (Registered 6 March 2001)

Fee for speech at Eli Lilly Cancer Conference in January 2001. (Registered 6 March 2001)

6.  Overseas visits

~1-4 August 2000, to Prague with the Parliamentary Football Team. Flight paid by Anglian Water and Czech Airlines. Hotel costs met by Intercontinental Hotels. (Registered 24 October 2000)

~18-23 September 2000, to China with delegation from Parliamentary and Science Committee, who paid for my flight. My accommodation was paid for by the Committee on Education, Science, Culture, Health and Sport of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. (Registered 24 October 2000)

10.  Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

Unremunerated director of the Institute for Food Research.


HARRIS, Tom (Glasgow Cathcart)

10.  Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

I am a member of the trade union UNISON.


HEATH, David (Somerton and Frome)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Occasional payments for media work, lectures etc.

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

Wincanton Racecourse have provided me with two members' badges for the racecourse. (Registered 3 July 2001)


HOBAN, Mark (Fareham)



IDDON, Dr. Brian (Bolton South East)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Occasional fees for broadcasting and written articles.

Fees from various polling organisations which are donated to charities or to my constituency party.

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

Occasional hospitality from Bolton Wanderers Football Club (Registered 6 November 1999)

10.  Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

I am a member of the following organisations:

Amnesty International

Derby Ward Labour Club Association (honorary member)

Bolton Bradford Ward Labour Institute Ltd.

Patron of the Society of Registration Officers (unremunerated).

Fellow of and Parliamentary Adviser to the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Honorary Alderman of Bolton Metropolitan District Council.



McWALTER, Tony (Hemel Hempstead)



MURRISON, Andrew (Westbury)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Surgeon Commander Royal Naval Reserve.

Member of Harris Parliamentary Panel.


SMITH, Geraldine (Morecambe and Lunesdale)



SPINK, Bob (Castle Point)

1.  Remunerated directorships

Harold Whitehead and Partners Ltd.; management consultants.

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Management consultancy with Harold Whitehead and Partners Ltd, whose clients include companies that are actively involved in science and technology, including machine tool technology, medical diagnostic technology, distribution, brewing and other areas..



TURNER, Dr. Desmond (Brighton, Kemptown)



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