§ Mr. Hardy
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if she will state the number of officers in her Department who have served or are serving upon committees in this country or abroad which function as part of membership activity within the EEC, with the titles of the committees involved and the principal subjects which are or have been under consideration.
§ Mrs. Thatcher
The number of officers of the Department of Education and Science who have served or are serving on committees which function as a part of membership activity with the EEC is seven. Two additional officers have attended informal meetings of an ad-hoc nature.
The subjects involved are the European University Institute, European schools, co-operation in the field of education, mutual recognition of qualifica- 214W tions and collaboration in scientific and technological research.