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The Legacy Report Parliament 2010-15

Inquiry status: oral evidence in progress

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The House of Commons, Science and Technology Committee has published 29 reports on a variety of issues since it was formed after the 2010 General Election and received responses from eleven different Government departments.  In this final session of the Parliament, the Committee intends to revisit those issues and follow-up on its recommendations within those reports.

The Committee will be writing to as many of its former witnesses as it can to seek comment on the reports and Government responses to the Committee recommendations.  Comment is not restricted to former witnesses and any comment on the reports, or responses, may be submitted as evidence to the Committee in the usual way. 

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    • Reports and associated evidence – Reports of Committee inquires. This category may also include Special Reports where they are used by a Committee to bring matters relating to conduct of its business to the notice of the House.
    • Responses to Reports - Responses may be published as a Special Report, or as a Command Paper. They may also be appended to a Report should the Committee have substantial comments on the Response, in which case they can be found listed under Reports. 
    • Other oral and written evidence - Evidence taken by the Committee that has yet to or did not result in the publication of a Report. This includes transcripts of recent meetings.
    • Estimate Memoranda - An Estimate memorandum is an explanatory note that accompanies a government department’s estimate (a means by which a department seeks authority from Parliament for its spending plans).
    • Correspondence - Correspondence sent from or received by the Committee or its Chair.
  • 28 Jan 2015 - The Legacy Report 2010-15 - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF344 KB) HC 758 | Published 29 Jan 2015

    Evidence given by Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science and Cities, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills; Professor Sir Mark Walport, Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Government Office for Science

  • 14 Jan 2015 - The Legacy Report 2010-15 - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF338 KB) HC 758 | Published 22 Jan 2015

    Evidence given by George Eustice MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Farming, Food and Marine Environment, Terence Ilott, Deputy Director, Marine Environment Strategy, and Paul Green, Operations Director, Veterinary Medicines Directorate, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Lord Bates, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Criminal Information, Home Office, and Alan Pratt, Director of Science, Engineering and Technology, Home Office

  • 03 Dec 2014 - The Legacy Report 2010-15 - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF302 KB) HC 758 | Published 09 Dec 2014

    Evidence given by Jane Ellison MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Public Health, Department of Health, George Freeman MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Life Sciences, Department of Health, and Professor David Walker, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England, Department of Health; Mr Nick Gibb MP, Minister of State for School Reform, Department for Education