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Dangerous Pathogens Advisory Group

Volume 961: debated on Tuesday 30 January 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will now agree to the reform of the Dangerous Pathogens Advisory Group and, in particular, in such a way as to make provision for trade union representation.

As I announced in my statement on 24 January, the Government have decided that the responsibilities and constitution of the Dangerous Pathogens Advisory Group should be widened and that its membership should be broadened so as to represent those who run and work in the laboratories and the wider public interest.—[Vol. 961, c. 436.]