Science and Technology Committee

40.52The committee was first appointed in 1979. Its orders of reference are ‘to consider science and technology’. The committee has power to appoint sub-committees to conduct inquiries, and to co-opt Lords Members either to itself or to its sub-committees.1


  1. 1. The Science and Technology Committee has not exercised its power to appoint a sub-committee since 2012: see Liaison Committee, Third Report of Session 2010–12, HL 279; LJ (2010–12) 2250.