News / Slider / July 14, 2015

Minister questioned on science budget

Nicola chaired the first meeting of the new Science & Technology Select Committee today.

The committee questioned Jo Johnson, the Science Minister, on the science budget and the upcoming Spending Review before hearing from representatives from the Academies on the same subject:

  • Sir Paul Nurse, President, The Royal Society
  • Professor Richard Parker CBE FREng, Chair, Research and Secondments Committee, Royal Academy of Engineering
  • Lord Stern of Brentford, President, British Academy
  • Professor Sir John Tooke, President, Academy of Medical Sciences

This was the first evidence session in the Committee’s Science Budget inquiry.


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