FIFTH SPECIAL REPORT
The Science and Technology Committee has
agreed to the following
THE RESEARCH ASSESSMENT EXERCISE:
GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO THE COMMITTEE'S SECOND REPORT OF SESSION
1. The Science and Technology Committee reported
to the House on the Research Assessment Exercise in its Second
Report of this Session, published on 25 April 2002 as HC 507.
2. The Government's response to the Committee's
Report was received on 21 June 2002 in the form of a memorandum
to the Committee. It is reproduced as Appendix 1 to this Special
3. A response from the Higher Education Funding
Council for England, also received on 21 June 2002, is reproduced
as Appendix 2 to this Special Report.
4. We publish these responses without comment,
so that they are available in time for the debate in Westminster
Hall on Thursday 27 June.