Select Committee on Science and Technology Minutes of Proceedings Report



Members present:

Dr Ian Gibson, in the Chair

Mr Parmjit Dhanda

Bob Spink

Mr Mark Hoban

Dr Desmond Turner

Dr Brian Iddon


The Committee deliberated.

Ordered, That the visit to the Research Councils at Swindon be postponed until a later date.— (The Chairman.)

Ordered, That Professor Jonathan Osborne and Ms Becky Parker be appointed as Specialist Advisers to assist the Committee in its inquiry into Science Education from 14 to 19.— (The Chairman.)

Resolved, That, in connection with the Government reply to its Report on Scientific Advice on Climate Change, the Committee do request the Government to publish its analysis of the changes required to reduce CO2 emissions by 60%.— (The Chairman.)

Cancer Research — A Follow-Up: Professor Gordon McVie, Director General, Cancer Research Campaign, Professor Andrew Miller, Interim Chief Executive, Cancer Research UK and Sir Paul Nurse, Director-General, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, were examined.


[Adjourned till Wednesday 23 January at Four o'clock.


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