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Membership consists of myself as Chair, and my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (Ms Hewitt) and the Chief Secretary to the Treasury (Mr. Boateng). All current members of the Panel for Regulatory Accountability have worked in the private sector. Biographies are available at: http://www.parliament.uk/directories/hciolists/alms.cfm
In addition, the Chair of the Better Regulation Task Force (David Arculus) and the Chair of the Small Business Council (William Sargent) are invited to attend the panel. Their biographies can be found at:
Copies of the biographies have also been placed in the Library.