Select Committee on Science and Technology

No. 59 of Session 2006-07

10 October 2007


The Science and Technology Committee will publish its:

  • Fifth Special Report of Session 2006-07, 2007: A Space Policy: Government Response to the Committee’s Seventh Report of Session 2006-07 (HC 1042), at 11.00 am on Tuesday 23 October 2007;

  • Sixth Special Report of Session 2006-07, Chairman of the Medical Research Council: Introductory Hearing: Government Response to the Committee’s Eighth Report of Session 2006-07 (HC 1043), at 11.00 am on Wednesday 24 October 2007; and

  • Seventh Special Report of Session 2006-07, International Policies and Activities of the Research Councils: Government Response to the Committee’s Ninth Report of Session 2006-07 (HC 1044), at 11.00 am on Thursday 25 October 2007.

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Notes to editors:

• Under the terms of Standing Order No. 152 the Science and Technology Committee is empowered to examine the “expenditure, policy and administration of the Office of Science and Innovation and its associated public bodies”. The Committee was appointed on 19 July 2005.

Membership of the Committee

Mr Phil Willis (Lib Dem, Harrogate and Knaresborough)(Chairman)
Adam Afriyie (Con, Windsor)
Mrs Nadine Dorries (Con, Mid Bedfordshire)
Mr Robert Flello (Lab, Stoke-on-Trent South)
Linda Gilroy (Lab/Co-op, Plymouth Sutton)
Dr Evan Harris (Lib Dem, Oxford West & Abingdon)
Dr Brian Iddon (Lab, Bolton South East)
Chris Mole (Lab, Ipswich)
Dr Bob Spink (Con, Castle Point)
Mr Graham Stringer (Lab, Manchester, Blackley)
Dr Desmond Turner (Lab, Brighton Kemptown)