Science minister berates science lobby

Bown, W.
February 1992
New Scientist;2/1/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1806, p17
Reports on remarks made by Britain's Secretary of State for Education and Science Kenneth Clarke on his negative feelings toward scientists and toward the House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology. His criticism; The times that they have made positive recommendations to him.


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