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Government Office for Science Annual Review 2012-13

Inquiry status: inquiry concluded

Professor Sir Mark Walport appeared before the Committee as part of the Committee’s scrutiny of the Government Office for Science Annual Review. The session explored some of the issues raised in the Review to gain a clearer understanding of how Sir Mark has tackled the job of advising the Government.

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  • This will be the first time that Professor Sir Mark Walport will appear before the Committee as part of the Committee’s scrutiny of the Government Office for Science Annual Review.

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