No. 33 - Session 2003-2004 23 April 2004


Government Response to the Committee’s Report on the work of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences

Research Council

The Science and Technology Committee will publish its Third Special Report of Session 2003-04 (HC 526) at 1100 hours on Thursday 29 April 2004. The Report contains the Government’s Response to the Committee’s Third Report of Session 2003-04, The Work of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (HC 6). Copies of the Special Report will be available for collection in the reception at 7 Millbank from the time of publication.

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 Notes 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. The Committee’s Annual Report 2003 (HC 316) of Session 2002-03 was published on 20 January 2004.

3. The Science and Technology Committee published its Ninth Report of Session 2002-03, The Work of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (HC 936) on 3 November 2003.