Welsh Affairs Committee hold evidence session at University
On Monday 4 April the Welsh Affairs Committee will hold an evidence session at Swansea University in connection with its inquiry into Inward investment in Wales.
Title: Welsh Affairs Committee
Date: Monday 4 April 2011
Time: Starts at 2.30pm
Venue: Council Chamber, Abbey Building
Address: Swansea University. SA2 8PP.
Map: See 2 on Map
Admission: Open to the press and public
The Chair of the Committee, David T. C. Davies said: "Our inquiry into Inward investment in Wales is likely to be one of the most important that we undertake in this Parliament. Attracting and retaining inward investment will be vital to the future prosperity of Wales. I am therefore delighted that the Committee is taking evidence at Swansea University on an issue of such importance to the people of Wales. This is the second occasion we have taken evidence in Wales in this Parliamentary Session and we look forward to taking evidence at other locations around Wales in the near future."
Committee Membership Stuart Andrew MP, David T. C. Davies MP (Chair), Guto Bebb MP, Alun Cairns MP, Geraint Davies MP, Jonathan Edwards MP, Mrs Sian C. James, Susan Elan Jones MP, Karen Lumley MP, Jessica Morden MP, Owen Smith MP, Mr Mark Williams MP
Witnesses 2.30pm Professor Richard B Davies, Vice Chancellor, Swansea University; Dr Grahame Guilford, Consultant Commercialisation, Swansea Bay Science and Innovation Campus, Swansea University; Professor Iwan Davies, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Swansea University; and Dr Weixi Xing, Director of the Swansea University China Centre, Swansea University.
Witnesses 3.15pm Stuart Bailey, Manager for Graduate and Apprentice Development, Cassidian Systems LTD and, e-skills UK Wales Employer Board member; Peter Shishton, Manager for Wales, e-skills UK; Aled Davies, Skills Director for Wales, Energy & Utility Skills Limited; Toni Eastwood, Director of Academy and Talent, Morrisons; and Neil O'Doherty, Head of Retail HR, Operations, Morrisons.
The Committee will also visit Tata's steelworks at Port Talbot on Tuesday 5 April. This is part of a series of visits the Committee is undertaking to key employers in Wales as part of its inquiry.
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For information on attending the evidence session: Beth Lauder, Swansea University Public Relations Office Tel: 01792 513245 / 0789 425 1874 Email: email@example.com