HC Deb 11 June 1997 vol 295 c469W
Mr. Baker

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what plans she has to transfer the functions undertaken at the Royal Greenwich Observatory from their present location. [2570]

Mr. Battle

The Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (PPARC) discussed the future of the Royal Greenwich Observatory and the Royal Observatory Edinburgh at its meeting on 21 May. I am now considering its advice with a view to an announcement as soon as possible.