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Chair responds to selection of Sir Andrew Mackenzie for UKRI Chair

8 June 2021

Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has today publicly announced the selection of preferred candidate Sir Andrew Mackenzie as Chair of UK Research and Innovation.

The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee will consider the case for a pre-appointment hearing—as the candidate for the role is subject to—in due course.

Chair of the Science and Technology Committee, Greg Clark MP, said:

“My Committee will consider at a future meeting the scrutiny that we will undertake relating to this appointment, and we will make a further announcement in due course.”

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