Genetically Modified Insects Contents

Appendix 2: List of witnesses

Evidence is published online at www.parliament.uk/genetically-modified-insects and available for inspection at the Parliamentary Archives (020 7219 3074)

Evidence received by the Committee is listed below in chronological order of oral evidence session and in alphabetical order. Those witnesses marked with ** gave both oral evidence and written evidence. Those marked with * gave oral evidence and did not submit any written evidence. All other witnesses submitted written evidence only.

Oral evidence in chronological order

**

Dr Paul Burrows, Executive Director, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)

QQ 1–15

*

Professor Tim Dafforn, Chief Scientific Advisor, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)

**

Ian Meikle, Head of Agriculture and Food, Innovate UK

**

Sir Roland Jackson, Executive Chair, Sciencewise

QQ 16–25

**

Professor Sue Hartley, President Elect, British Ecological Society

**

Dr Sarah Hartley, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham

**

Professor Rosemary Hails, Chair, Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment (ACRE)

QQ 26–38

*

Dr Jeremy Sweet, Environmental Consultant, Sweet Environmental Consultants

**

Camilla Beech, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Oxitec Ltd.

**

Professor Paulo Paes de Andrade, Department of Genetics, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil

QQ 39–47

*

Professor John Mumford, Professor of Natural Resource Management, Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London

*

Dr Jack Stilgoe, Senior Lecturer, Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London

*

Professor Luke Alphey, Head of Arthropod Genetics Group, The Pirbright Institute

QQ 48–55

*

Professor Paul Eggleston, Professor of Molecular Entomology, Keele University

*

Professor Austin Burt, Professor of Evolutionary Genetics, Imperial College London

**

Matt Shardlow, Chief Executive, Buglife—The Invertebrate Conservation Trust

QQ 56–64

**

Professor Jonathan Montgomery, Chair, Nuffield Council on Bioethics

**

Professor Christopher Whitty, Professor of Public and International Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

QQ 65–74

**

George Eustice MP, Minister of State for Farming, Food and the Marine Environment, Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)

QQ 75–86

**

George Freeman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Life Sciences, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and the Department of Health (DH)

*

Dr Ladislav Miko, Deputy Director General of DG SANTE, European Commission

QQ 87–99

Alphabetical list of all witnesses

**

Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment (ACRE) (QQ 26–38)

GMI0014

Agricultural Biotechnology Council (abc)

GMI0018

Agricultural and Horticultural Development Board (AHDB)

GMI0015

Dr Marcia Almeida de Melo, Federal University of Campina Grande

GMI0006

*

Professor Luke Alphey, The Pirbright Institute (QQ 48–55)

BioIndustry Association (BIA)

GMI0026

**

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)—Research Council UK (QQ 1–15)

GMI0017

**

British Ecological Society (BES) (QQ 16–25)

GMI0024

**

Buglife, The Invertebrate Conservation Trust (QQ 56–64)

GMI0011 GMI0031

*

Professor Austin Burt, Imperial College London (QQ 48–55)

*

Professor Tim Dafforn, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) (QQ 1–15)

Dr Amaro de Castro Lira Neto, State Institute for Agronomy (IPA)

GMI0006

**

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)

GMI0022

**

Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)

GMI0022

*

Professor Paul Eggleston, Keele University (QQ 48–55)

*

European Commission (QQ 87–99)

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

GMI0027

**

Sarah Hartley BSc, PhD, University of Nottingham (QQ 16–25)

GMI0023

**

Innovate UK (QQ 1–15)

GMI0008

Institute for Science, Innovation and Society (InSIS)

GMI0030

Professor Anthony James, University of California

GMI0004

*

Professor John Mumford, Imperial College London (QQ 39–47)

National Institutes of Bioscience (NIB)

GMI0012

**

Nuffield Council on Bioethics (QQ 56–64)

GMI0020

**

Oxitec Ltd. (QQ 26–38)

GMI0016 GMI0029 GMI0033

**

Dr Professor Paulo Paes de Andrade, Federal University of Pernambuco (QQ 39–47)

GMI0006

The Pirbright Institute

GMI0019

Dr Rupert Read, University of East Anglia

GMI0002

**

Research Councils UK (RCUK) (QQ 1–15)

GMI0017

Rothamsted Research

GMI0007

The Royal Entomological Society (RES)

GMI0021

**

Sciencewise (QQ 16–25)

GMI0005 GMI0028

*

Dr Jack Stilgoe, University College London (QQ 39–47)

*

Dr Jeremy Sweet, Sweet Environmental Consultants (QQ 26–38)

Target Malaria

GMI0013

James Thackery, student at University of Sheffield

GMI0003

Wellcome Trust

GMI0025

**

Professor Christopher Whitty, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (QQ 65–74)

GMI0032





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