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Science and Technology Committee

Volume 687: debated on Tuesday 21 November 2006

My Lords, in the absence of the Chairman of Committees, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper.

Moved, That a Select Committee be appointed to consider science and technology and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the committee:

L Broers (Chairman)

L Colwyn

L Haskel

L Howie of Troon

L May of Oxford

L O’Neill of Clackmannan

L Patel

L Paul

B Perry of Southwark

B Platt of Writtle

E Selborne

B Sharp of Guildford

L Sutherland of Houndwood

L Taverne;

That the committee have power to appoint sub-committees and that the committee have power to appoint the Chairmen of sub-committees;

That the committee have power to co-opt any member to serve on the Committee or any sub-committee;

That the committee have leave to report from time to time;

That the Reports of the Select Committee shall be printed, regardless of any adjournment of the House;

That the committee and its sub-committees have power to adjourn from place to place;

That the committee and its sub-committees have power to appoint specialist advisers;

That the evidence taken before the Science and Technology Committee or its sub-committees in the last session of Parliament be referred to the committee; and

That the evidence taken by the committee shall, if the committee so wishes, be printed.—(Baroness Amos.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.