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Standing Committee Of Chief Scientists

Volume 78: debated on Monday 29 April 1985

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asked the Prime Minister whether she will instruct the Standing Committee of Chief Scientists to hold proper consultations with the director and staff of the British Geological Survey before formulating its

1. Overseas Visits
DateDays or Part Days*CountryPurpose
17–19 June3Federal Republic of GermanyEuropean Council
19–21 September3NetherlandsTalks with Netherlands Government
Federal Republic of GermanyVisit to British Forces Germany
25–30 September6CanadaTalks with Canadian Government and speech to Canadian Parliament
United States of AmericaTalks with President Reagan
8–9 November2Federal Republic of GermanyAnglo/German summit
21–30 November10IndiaCommonwealth Heads of Government meeting
4–6 December3GreeceEuropean Council

comments on the corporate plan of the Natural Environment Research Council; and whether she will make a statement.

No. The proper forum for discussion of the internal matters relating to the Natural Environment Research Council including its corporate plan is the council itself and the Advisory Board for the Research Councils. Departmental chief scientists are represented on both the NERC and the ABRC.