§ 14. Mr. Maclennan
asked the Minister of Technology what proposals he has for altering the structure and work of the Government's research establishments; and if he will make a statement.
§ 24. Mr. Dalyell
asked the Minister of Technology if he will publish a White Paper on his policy towards the Government Research Establishments.
§ Mr. David Price
We are considering the future of the Department's research establishments, in the light of the many constructive comments on the previous Administration's Green Paper. We will make a statement as soon as we have completed the review.
§ Mr. Maclennan
What is the Minister's time scale for consideration of these important questions and will he endeavour to make a statement before the Summer Recess?
§ Mr. Dalyell
What plans have the Government to hive off sectors of public research establishments into private hands?
§ Sir H. Legge-Bourke
Will the Minister also take into account the recommendations of the Report of the Select Committee on Science and Technology about defence research establishments?