PURSUANT TO RULE 13a - 16 OR 15d - 16 OF


For the month of January, 2006


SkyePharma PLC

(Translation of registrant's name into English)


SkyePharma PLC, 105 Piccadilly, London W1J 7NJ England

(Address of principal executive office)


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40F.

Form 20-F X      Form 40-F

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Yes         No X

If "Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82- _______


For Immediate Release                                                                    30 January 2006

                                                            SkyePharma PLC

                                 SkyePharma PLC - Shareholders call for Extraordinary General Meeting

LONDON, UK, 30 January 2006 - SkyePharma PLC (LSE: SKP; Nasdaq: SKYE) announces that, further to the announcement issued on 20
January 2006, the Company has received notice from certain shareholders calling for an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) and
including a call for resolutions to remove Ian Gowrie-Smith as a director with immediate effect; to appoint Robert Thian as a
director in place of Mr. Gowrie-Smith; and to remove any other person other than Robert Thian appointed as a director of the company
between the date of requisition of the EGM and the date of the EGM.

The Company is currently considering this notice, and the resolutions therein, and a further announcement will be made in due course.

For further information please contact:

SkyePharma PLC
Michael Ashton, Chief Executive                                                         +44 207 491 1777
Peter Laing, Director of Corporate Communications                                       +44 207 491 5124
Sandra Haughton, US Investor Relations                                                   +1 212 753 5780

Buchanan Communications                                                                 +44 207 466 5000
Tim Anderson / Mark Court

About SkyePharma
SkyePharma PLC develops  pharmaceutical  products benefiting from world-leading drug delivery  technologies that provide  easier-to-use
and more effective drug formulations.  There are now eleven approved products incorporating  SkyePharma's  technologies in the areas of
oral,  injectable,  inhaled and topical  delivery,  supported by advanced  solubilisation  capabilities.  For more  information,  visit

Certain statements in this news release are forward-looking statements and are made in reliance on the safe harbour provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Act of 1995. Although SkyePharma believes that the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that these expectations will materialize. Because the expectations are subject to risks and uncertainties, actual results may vary significantly from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements based upon a number of factors, which are described in SkyePharma's 20-F and other documents on file with the SEC. Factors that could cause differences between actual results and those implied by the forward-looking statements contained in this news release include, without limitation, risks related to the development of new products, risks related to obtaining and maintaining regulatory approval for existing, new or expanded indications of existing and new products, risks related to SkyePharma's ability to manufacture products on a large scale or at all, risks related to SkyePharma's and its marketing partners' ability to market products on a large scale to maintain or expand market share in the face of changes in customer requirements, competition and technological change, risks related to regulatory compliance, the risk of product liability claims, risks related to the ownership and use of intellectual property, and risks related to SkyePharma's ability to manage growth. SkyePharma undertakes no obligation to revise or update any such forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this release.



     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

                                                                  SkyePharma PLC

                                                                      By: /s/ Douglas Parkhill

                                                                       Name: Douglas Parkhill
                                                                          Title: Company Secretary

Date:   January 30, 2006