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Research Council

Volume 975: debated on Monday 3 December 1979

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asked the Lord Privy Seal what is the nature of the research council of the EEC due to meet in Brussels on 20 December; which Minister will represent Her Majesty's Government; and which Department is responsible.

The research council due to meet on 20 December 1979 will discuss a number of items concerned with Community research projects, including the 1980–83 programme of the joint research centre, the 1979–83 Community fusion programme and the 1980–84 radiation protection programme. On this occasion, and given the nature of the agenda, my hon. Friend the Under-Secretary of State for Energy will represent Her Majesty's Government.The Community's research work as a whole is the responsibility of a number of Government Departments.