§ Lord BROCKWAY
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What conclusions were reached at the United Nations sponsored conference on Science and Technology for Development at Vienna.
§ Lord TREFGARNE
The conference adopted a programme of action containing a large number of recommendations. 979WA including the establishment of a new United Nations intergovernmental committee on science and technology for development, a voluntary interim fund, and a study in preparation for a long-term financing system. The official report of the conference by the United Nations 980WA Secretariat will be placed in the Library as soon as copies are available and I shall inform the noble Lord when this is done.
House adjourned at ten minutes before eleven o'clock.