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Lord Rees to give evidence on topical science issues

21 July 2010

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The Science and Technology Committee continues its exploration of topical science issues with an evidence session with Lord Rees, President of the Royal Society and Astronomer Royal, on Tuesday 27 July 2010.

The session, which starts at 2.10 pm in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House, will focus on topics including science in government and the Comprehensive Spending Review.

Watch the meeting live: Parliament TV

Previous meeting

In its first oral evidence session on Thursday 23 July, the Committee questioned Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Science Minister, about the government's science policy.

Watch and listen: Science and Technology Committee 23 July