COMMONS

The work of Science Advisory Councils and Committees

27 March 2014

This is a one-off evidence session which will explore the work of Science Advisory Councils and Committees across Government. The session will also explore the findings of the Government Office for Science’s 2013 review of Science Advisory Councils.

Evidence hearing

Wednesday 2 April 2014
Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 9.15 am

  • Professor Sir Mark Walport, Chief Scientific Adviser to HM Government and Head of the Government Office for Science
  • Professor Les Iversen, Chair, Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs, Home Office
  • Professor Chris Gilligan, Chair, Science Advisory Council, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Further information

The session is open to the public on a first come, first served basis. Portcullis House is the building directly above Westminster Station, entrance to which is via Victoria Embankment.  There is no system for the prior reservation of seats in Committee Rooms.  It is advisable to allow about 30 minutes to pass through security checks. 

Committee rooms and the timing of meetings are subject to change.

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