Science and Technology  Committee - Minutes of Evidence
Forest research

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 13 July 2011.

Oral Evidence

Taken before the House of Commons and House of Lords Science and Technology Committees

on Wednesday 13 July 2011

Members present: House of Commons
Andrew Miller (Chair) Stephen Mosley
Gavin BarwellPamela Nash
Stephen McPartlandGraham Stringer
Stephen MetcalfeRoger Williams
David Morris

Members present: House of Lords

Lord Krebs

Lord Broers

Lord Cunningham of Felling

Lord Patel

Baroness Perry of Southwark

Lord Wade of Chorlton


Witnesses: Jacqueline Caine, Science Policy Officer, Society of Biology, Stuart Goodall, Chief Executive, Confederation of Forest Industries, Allan MacKenzie, Departmental Secretary, Forestry Commission Trade Unions, Professor Philip Turner, Director, Forest Products Research Institute, and Dr Allan Watt, Deputy Science Director, Biodiversity Programme, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, gave evidence.

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Witnesses: Roger Coppock, Head of Specialist Advisers, Corporate and Forestry Support, Forestry Commission, Brian Harris, Head of Science Strategy for Agriculture, Food and Environment, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, Dr Andrew Impey, Terrestrial and Freshwater Science & Innovation Manager, Natural Environment Research Council, and Dr James Pendlebury, Chief Executive, Forest Research, gave evidence.

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Witnesses: Rt Hon Mr James Paice MP, Minister of State for Agriculture and Food, and Dr Miles Parker, Deputy Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and Tim Rollinson, Director General and Deputy Chairman, Forestry Commission, gave evidence.

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Additional (Unprinted) Written Evidence

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