Biosecurity and national security Contents


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

Monday 7 September 2020

Dr Jennifer Cole, Research Fellow, Royal Holloway University of London; Dr Patricia M. Lewis, Director, International Security Programme, Chatham HouseQ1–16

Monday 28 September 2020

Professor Frederic Bouder, Risk Management, University of Stavanger, Norway; Professor Sophie Harman, International Politics, Queen Mary University of London; Professor Colin McInnes, Pro Vice Chancellor (Research, Knowledge Exchange and Innovation), Aberystwyth UniversityQ17–32

Monday 19 October 2020

Sir Patrick Vallance, Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Government Office for Science; Clara Swinson, Director General, Global Health, Department for Health and Social Care; Professor John Simpson, Medical Director in Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response, Public Health EnglandQ33–57

Monday 9 November 2020

Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP, Paymaster General, Cabinet Office; Roger Hargreaves, Director, Civil Contingencies Secretariat, Cabinet OfficeQ58–70

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