HC Deb 27 November 1968 vol 774 cc496-7
34. Mr. Horderncol

asked the Minister of Technology whether he intends to publish a White Paper outlining the Government's future policy towards Government research establishments.

Mr. Fowler

As my right hon. Friend has previously explained, he has decided to defer the publication of the White Paper on Research Policy in view of the Defence Review and the current investigation of the Select Committee on Science and Technology into research and development.—[Vol. 762, c. 48.]

Mr. Hordern

Can the Minister say when he expects to get the Select Committee's Report?

Mr. Fowler

That is a matter for the Select Committee. I have no influence over it. Present indications are that its report should be expected in the spring.

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