Science and Technology Committee

No. 14 of Session 2002-03

3 February 2003


UK SCIENCE AND EUROPE: VALUE FOR MONEY?

SECOND EVIDENCE SESSION

AT 4.15PM

Confederation of British Industry (CBI)

Association for the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI)

AT 5.00 PM

Rolls Royce

Professor Richard Friend , Cambridge Display Technology

Dr Robert Leslie

AT 5.30PM

British Nuclear Fuels Limited (BNFL)

Nuclear Industry Radioactive Waste Management Executive (Nirex)

Note for Editors

Under the terms of Standing Order No. 152 the Committee is empowered to examine the "expenditure, policy and administration of the Office of Science and Technology and its associated public bodies". The Committee was appointed on 12 November 2001.

The Committee announced their inquiry into UK Science and Europe: Value for Money? on 21 November 2002, see Press Notice No. 5 of Session 2002-03.  For details of the first evidence session on Wednesday 5 February, when the Committee will take evidence from Save British Science, Universities and Learned Societies, see Press Notice No. 13.