Select Committee on Defence First Special Report

ANNEX F: Committee Recommendations: Progress (continued)

Ninth Report: Defence Research (HC 616) Published: 10 November 1999
Government Reply: Fifth Special Report, HC 223 Published: 16 February 2000

  Recommendations and undertakings Government Response Committee Response/Follow-up Further GovernmentAction Notes
3.That the formulation of a European research strategy be given immediate impetus (Para 50). The need for this was fully endorsed by the MoD, who would continue to press for a European strategy.      Awaiting developments.
10.That the proposals for the future structure of DERA contained in the consultation document are fatally flawed and should not proceed (para 121). The MoD are taking into account the Committee's views, along with those of all stakeholders. See Ninth Report, Session 1999-2000.   MoD decided in July 2000 to proceed with PPP for DERA.

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