Putting Science and Engineering at the Heart of Government Policy - Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee Contents


Wednesday 8 July 2009

Members present:

Mr Phil Willis, in the Chair

Mr Tim Boswell
Dr Evan Harris
Mr Gordon Marsden
Dr Brian Iddon
Ian Stewart
Graham Stringer

The Committee deliberated.

Draft Report (Putting Science and Engineering at the Heart of Government Policy), proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1 to 77 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 78 read.

Amendment proposed, in line 6, leave out from "committees" to the end of the paragraph.—(Dr Evan Harris.)

Question put, That the Amendment be made.

The Committee divided.

Ayes, 1
Dr Evan Harris
Noes, 5
Mr Tim Boswell
Dr Brian Iddon
Mr Gordon Marsden
Ian Stewart
Graham Stringer

Amendment disagreed to.

Paragraph agreed to.

Paragraphs 79 to 217 read and agreed to.

Summary agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Eighth Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the Chairman make the Report to the House.

Ordered, That embargoed copies of the Report be made available, in accordance with the provisions of Standing Order No. 134.

Written evidence was ordered to be reported to the House for printing with the Report.

[Adjourned till Monday 13 July at 4.00pm

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