A Strong Voice for Croydon Central - Gavin Barwell MP
Help me
Contact me

Elected to the Science & Technology Select Committee
07/07/2010 18:02:00

I have just learnt that I have been elected to the Science & Technology Select Committee.

Select Committees examine and report on the work of government departments. The Science and Technology Committee scrutinises the Government Office for Science, which is a semi-autonomous organisation based within the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills that supports the Government Chief Scientific Adviser and works to ensure that Government policy and decision-making is underpinned by robust scientific evidence. The Committee therefore has a similarly broad remit and can examine the activities of departments where they have implications for, or make use of, science, engineering, technology and research.

I studied theoretical physics at university and passionately believe that in areas like climate change, gm crops and stem cell research public policy should be evidence-based.

Comment on this blog



 More Blog Posts
Thank you
  Read Story
My concession speech after the 2017 General Election
  Read Story
Today is polling day - and why I hope you'll support me at the polls
  Read Story
Five reasons to vote Conservative
  Read Story
Howler at the hustings
  Read Story
Campaigning suspended
  Read Story
Funding care for the elderly while making sure people who have worked hard can pass something on to their kids or grandchildren
  Read Story
Opposing Labour's plans for intensification zones in Shirley and Forestdale and to build on the Green Belt/Metropolitan Open Land
  Read Story
Labour’s misleading leaflet on school funding
  Read Story
Fox hunting
  Read Story

Full list of blog posts here

Gavin Barwell, 133 Wickham Road, CR0 8TE, Tel  020 8663 8741      © Gavin Barwell  2019       Promoted by Ian Parker on behalf of Gavin Barwell, both at 36 Brighton Road, Purley, CR8 2LG