Science and Technology Committee

No. 20 of Session 2002-2003

14 March 2003


1. Government Response To The Work Of The Particle Physics And Astronomy Research Council Report

The Science and Technology Committee will publish its Fifth Special Report of Session 2002-03 (HC 507) at 1100 hours on Friday 14 March 2003.  The Report contains the Government Response to the Committee’s First Report of Session 2002-03 on The Work of the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council.  Copies of the Special Report will be available for collection in reception at 7 Millbank.  No embargoed copies will be issued in advance

2. Report on The Work of the Medical Research Council

The Committee will publish its Third Report of Session 2002-03 (HC 132), on The Work of the Medical Research Council on Tuesday 25 March at 0001 hours.  Embargoed copies will be available at 7 Millbank from 1100 hours on Monday 24 March to press and witnesses, by prior arrangement with this office.  Copies will be generally available to other interested parties from 7 Millbank from 1000 hours on Tuesday 25 March.

Copies of both these Reports can be obtained from the date of publication from TSO outlets and from the Parliamentary Bookshop, 12 Bridge Street, Parliament Square, London SW1A 2JX (020 7219 3890) by quoting the appropriate HC numbers.  The text of the Reports will also be available on the Committee's internet homepage:

Further information on the work of the Committee can be obtained from Committee staff on 020 7219 2793/4.

Previous press notices and publications are available on our website.

  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.