SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

No. 33 - Session 2002-2003 17 June 2003

RESCHEDULING OF SECOND EVIDENCE SESSION

LIGHT POLLUTION AND ASTRONOMY

Monday 14 July 2003

At 4.15pm

Institution of Lighting Engineers

Highways Agency

Campaign for the Protection of Rural England

At 5pm

Mr Peter Lummis, Lighting Engineer, Huntingdonshire District Council

Mr Robin Cooper, Head of Strategic Planning, Canterbury City Council

At 5.30pm

Keith Hill MP, Minister of State, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

David Miliband, MP, School Standards Minister, Department for Education and Skills

Professor Ian Halliday, Chief Executive, Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council

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  Note for Editors

1.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.

2.This is the second evidence session on Light Pollution and Astronomy.  The Committee previously took evidence on 9 June from the British Astronomical Society, the Campaign for Dark Skies, the Royal Astronomical Society, the Astronomer Royal and the Astronomer Royal for Scotland.