Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee

9 October 2008

No. 74 (07-08)

GOVERNMENT RESPONSE

BIOSECURITY IN UK RESEARCH LABORATORIES

The Government Response to the Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee's Report on Biosecurity in UK research laboratories is available on the Committee's website at:

http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200708/cmselect/cmdius/govresponse/bioresponse.pdf.

A further note from the Government addressing issues relating to Pirbright is expected.

FURTHER INFORMATION:

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Committee Membership is as follows:

Mr Phil Willis (Liberal Democrat, Harrogate and Knaresborough)(Chairman)
Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods (Labour, City of Durham)
Mr Tim Boswell (Conservative, Daventry)
Mr Ian Cawsey (Labour, Brigg & Goole)
Mrs Nadine Dorries (Conservative, Mid Bedfordshire)
Dr Ian Gibson (Labour, Norwich North)
Dr Evan Harris (Liberal Democrat, Oxford West & Abingdon)
Dr Brian Iddon (Labour, Bolton South East)
Mr Gordon Marsden (Labour, Blackpool South)
Dr Bob Spink (UK Independence Party, Castle Point)
Ian Stewart (Labour, Eccles)
Mr Graham Stringer (Labour, Manchester, Blackley)
Dr Desmond Turner (Labour, Brighton Kemptown)
Mr Rob Wilson (Conservative, Reading East)

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