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S&T committee suffering from MP apathy, says former head

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Norman Lamb ‘distressed’ over how long it takes parties to elect science committee members

The most recent chairman of the Science and Technology Committee in the House of Commons has voiced concerns about the apparent reluctance of fellow politicians to join its important work.

Norman Lamb told Research Professional News that both Labour and the Conservatives recently took months to replace committee members who were standing down from the committee.

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