No. 29 of Session 2002-03, dated 3 June 2003
LIGHT POLLUTION AND ASTRONOMY
FIRST EVIDENCE SESSION
CHANGE OF MEETING TIME
Monday 9 June 2003
The Royal Astronomical Society
The British Astronomical Association
The Campaign for Dark Skies
At approximately 6.15pm
The Astronomer Royal, Professor Sir Martin Rees
The Astronomer Royal for Scotland, Professor John C Brown
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Notes for Editors
Under the terms of Standing Order No. 152 the Committee is empowered to examine the Aexpenditure, 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 Light Pollution and Astronomy on 4 February 2003, see Press Notice No. 15 of Session 2002-03.