Science and Technology  Committee - Minutes of Evidence [Back to Report]
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Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 14 February 2011.

Oral Evidence

Taken before the Science and Technology Committee

on Wednesday 20 October 2010

Members present:
Andrew Miller (Chair) Pamela Nash
Gavin BarwellAlok Sharma
Stephen MetcalfeGraham Stringer
Stephen MosleyRoger Williams


Witnesses: Professor Sheila Bird, Vice President (2006-09), Royal Statistical Society, Professor Neil Ferguson OBE, Director, MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, Justin McCracken, Chief Executive, Health Protection Agency, and Dr Peter Holden, British Medical Association, gave evidence.

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Witnesses: Professor David Harper CBE, Chief Scientist, Department of Health, Professor Sir Gordon Duff, Chair of the Scientific Pandemic Influenza Advisory Committee, Department of Health, and Sir Liam Donaldson, Former Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, gave evidence.

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