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UK Parliamentary Inquiry into Astronomy - Report Now Available

ING web news release
1 June, 2011

The report of the UK parliamentary Science and Technology Committee inquiry into astronomy and particle-physics research in the UK can now be seen on:

http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201012/cmselect/cmsctech/806/80602.htm

The written evidence to the enquiry can be seen on:

http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201011/cmselect/cmsctech/writev/astron/contents.htm

The 9 and 16 March hearings of the Committee can be viewed at the following:

http://www.parliamentlive.tv/Main/Player.aspx?meetingId=7888

http://www.parliamentlive.tv/Main/Player.aspx?meetingId=7962

Ensuring future access to northern-hemisphere optical telescopes is one of the main themes of the discussion, and the WHT is mentioned frequently in both the written-evidence and during the above hearings (particularly that of 16 March).

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Last modified: 01 June 2011