By the Select Committee appointed to consider
Science and Technology.
MEETING WITH THE MINISTER FOR SCIENCE
On Tuesday 26 January 1999 the Select Committee
received evidence from Lord Sainsbury of Turville, Under-Secretary
of State for Trade and Industry and Minister for Science; Dr John
Taylor, Director-General of the Research Councils; Mr Tony Quigley,
Director of the Science and Engineering Base Directorate of the
Office of Science and Technology; and Ms Jo Durning, Director
of the Transdepartmental Science and Technology Directorate.
The Minister and his colleagues answered questions
on science and the public; science and industry; the Research
Councils; and science and Government.
A transcript of these exchanges is appended
to this Report, for the information of the House.