Sub-Committee B (Energy, Industry and
The members of the Sub-Committee which conducted
this enquiry were:
L. Brooke of Alverthorpe
L. Geddes (Chairman)
L. Howell of Guildford
L. Montague of Oxford
The Sub-Committee's Specialist Adviser
was Dr Shobhana Madhavan, Director of the Centre for Business
and the Environment at the University of Westminster.
Members of the Sub-Committee declared the following
interests in relation to this enquiry.
||Chairman of Rail Freight Group and Adviser to Adtranz, both of which may have dealings with SMEs .
|L. Brooke ||Non-executive director of an SME in the finance sector.
|V. Brookeborough ||Owner/director of a micro business involved in agriculture and tourism in Northern Ireland.
|L. Geddes ||Non-executive chairman or non-executive director of a number of private SMEs in the service and finance sectors.
|L. Montague of Oxford ||Non-executive chairman or non-executive director of a number of public and private companies engaged in manufacturing, home development and display equipment, some of which are SMEs.
|L. Paul ||Chairman and beneficial owner of the Caparo Group, some subsidiary companies of which may fall into the category of SMEs.
|L. Skelmersdale ||Director of a family-run mail order micro business in the horticultural sector.