Environmental impact of microplastics Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Monday 9 May 2016

Professor Tamara Galloway, Professor of Ecotoxicology, University of Exeter, Dr Erik van Sebille, Faculty of Natural Sciences, the Grantham Institute for Climate Change, Imperial College, and Professor Frank Kelly, Professor of Environmental Health, King’s College London


Tuesday 24 May 2016

Francisco Morcillo, Public & Industrial Affairs Manager, British Plastics Federation, Dr Laura Foster, Head of Pollution, Marine Conservation Society, Sarah Baulch, Oceans Campaigner, Environmental Investigation Agency, and Daniel Steadman, Marine Plastics Projects Manager, Fauna & Flora International


Wednesday 8 June 2016

John Chave, Director General, Cosmetics Europe, and Dr Chris Flower, Director General, The Cosmetics, Toiletry and Perfumery Association


Professor Richard Thompson, Professor of Marine Biology, Plymouth University


Tuesday 14 June 2016

George Eustice MP, Minister of State for Farming, Food and the Marine Environment, DEFRA, Dr Gemma Harper, Deputy Director for Marine and Chief Social Scientist, DEFRA, and Thomas Maes, National & International Monitoring Programmes Co-ordinator, Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science


Wednesday 29 June 2016

Dr Laurent Gilbert, Director for International Development of Advanced Research at L’Oréal, Ian Malcomber, Science Director at Unilever, and Dr Patrick Masscheleyn, Director R&D Beauty Care and Global Product Stewardship, Procter & Gamble


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26 July 2016