Malcolm Wicks MP (Labour) for Croydon North. DTI Minister for Science and Innovation. A former university lecturer; before becoming an MP in 1992, he was Director of the Family Policy Studies Centre.
Portfolio as Minister of State for Science and Innovation.
Interests: science and engineering; Office of Science and Innovation (OSI); Research Councils; Chemicals; Bioscience; coal health claims; export control; steel.
Supports the Secretary of State on energy in the House of Commons
Not contacted. Voted in favour.
- 2006-11-13 - IPKat - New IP Minister
Lord Sainsbury announced his retirement as DTI Minister for Science and Innovation – a brief that includes responsibility for the Patent Office. In his place (with immediate effect it seems) comes Malcolm Wicks MP, formerly the Energy Minister.