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|
|Date||Days or Part Days*||Country||Purpose|
|17–19 June||3||Federal Republic of Germany||European Council|
|19–21 September||3||Netherlands||Talks with Netherlands Government|
|Federal Republic of Germany||Visit to British Forces Germany|
|25–30 September||6||Canada||Talks with Canadian Government and speech to Canadian Parliament|
|United States of America||Talks with President Reagan|
|8–9 November||2||Federal Republic of Germany||Anglo/German summit|
|21–30 November||10||India||Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting|
|4–6 December||3||Greece||European 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.