The Trade and Industry Committee
The Trade and Industry Committee is appointed by
the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration,
and policy of the Department of Trade and Industry.
Peter Luff MP (Conservative, Mid Worcestershire)
Roger Berry MP (Labour, Kingswood)
Mr Brian Binley MP (Conservative, Northampton
Mr Peter Bone MP (Conservative, Wellingborough)
Mr Michael Clapham MP (Labour, Barnsley West and
Mrs Claire Curtis-Thomas MP (Labour, Crosby)
Mr Lindsay Hoyle MP (Labour, Chorley)
Mr Mark Hunter MP (Liberal Democrat, Cheadle)
Miss Julie Kirkbride MP (Conservative, Bromsgrove)
Judy Mallaber MP (Labour, Amber Valley)
Rob Marris MP (Labour, Wolverhampton South West)
Anne Moffat MP (Labour, East Lothian)
Mr Mike Weir MP (Scottish National Party, Angus)
Mr Anthony Wright MP (Labour, Great Yarmouth)
The committee is one of the departmental select committees,
the powers of which are set out in House of Commons Standing Orders,
principally in SO No 152. These are available on the Internet
The Reports and evidence of the Committee are published
by The Stationery Office by Order of the House. All publications
of the Committee (including press notices) are on the Internet
The current staff of the Committee are Elizabeth
Flood (Clerk), David Slater (Second Clerk), Robert Cope (Committee
Specialist), Ian Townsend (Inquiry Manager), Clare Genis (Committee
Assistant), Jim Hudson (Senior Office Clerk) and Joanne Larcombe
All correspondence should be addressed to the Clerks
of the Trade and Industry Committee, House of Commons, 7 Millbank,
London SW1P 3JA. The telephone number for general enquiries is
020 7219 5777; the Committee's email address is email@example.com.
In the footnotes of this Report, references to oral
evidence are indicated by 'Q' followed by the question number.
References to written evidence are indicated in the form 'Appendix'
followed by the Appendix number. Appendices 1-57 have been previously
published as The Government's Energy ReviewWritten Evidence,
HC 1443 of Session 2005-06. Appendices 58-69 are published as
part of this volume.