§ Mr. Temple-Morris
To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster when the Government expect to publish their White Paper on the future of science and technology in the United Kingdom; what will be the consultation period for that White Paper; and what will be its remit.
§ Mr. Waldegrave
The White Paper will set out the Government's policy on science, technology and engineering. I refer my hon. Friend to the replies I gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Pudsey (Sir G. Shaw) on 7 December at column466.